Cao Dai sect celebrates 91st founding anniversary

The 91st founding anniversary of the Cao Dai religion was celebrated in Ho Chi Minh City on October 12.

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Head of the management board of the Nam Thanh oratory Nguyen Huu Nhon highlighted the development of the Cao Dai sect and called on Cao Dai dignitaries and followers to promote solidarity and patriotism to build and safeguard the nation.

The Nam Thanh oratory, previously known as Cau Kho oratory, was the founding place of the Cao Dai religion.

The management board of Nam Thanh oratory has actively implemented humanitarian programmes such as providing free health check-ups and treatment and medicines for poor patients.

From 2012 to 2017, the Nam Thanh oratory’s health facility provided free examination and medicines for needy people and launched social charitable programmes worth around VND3.7 billion (over US$162,000).

Founded in 1926, Cao Dai is one of the major religions in Vietnam, with 10,000 dignitaries, along with about 2.5 million followers in Vietnam and 30,000 living overseas. The religion has 1,300 places of worship in 37 provinces and cities nationwide.

VNA

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