As many as 1,250 dignitaries, monks, nuns and followers attended the eighth congress of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) that opened in Hanoi on November 21.
A ceremony celebrating the 2,561st birth anniversary of Buddha took place in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10, attracting thousands of Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns and leaders of centrally-run and local agencies.
VOV.VN - The President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front on Friday sent a letter of congratulations to the Vietnam Buddhist dignitaries and its followers at home and abroad on Buddha’s 2561st birthday.
About 200 Protestant dignitaries in the southern province of Binh Phuoc are receiving instructions on religious activities in line with legal regulations at a meeting in Dong Xoai township.
President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 27 for a delegation of overseas Vietnamese and the Buddhist An Nam Tong sect from Thailand.
The seventh congress of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue took place in Hue city on March 15-16 with 1,200 delegates and dignitaries participating.
A delegation from the southern province of Binh Duong’s authorities on December 24 visited and wished local Catholic and Protestant dignitaries and followers a merry Christmas.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has underscored Vietnam’s unswerving policy of respecting and protecting citizens’ rights to freedom of belief and religion.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s consistent policies on religion and belief have created favorable conditions for religions to co-exist peacefully within the Vietnamese community.
Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai visited Archbishop of the Hanoi Archdiocese, Cardinal Nguyen Van Nhon in Hanoi on December 16 on the occasion of the upcoming Christmas holiday.
The Cham ethnic people celebrated traditional Kate festival at Po Sah Inu towers in the southern province of Binh Thuan from September 29-30.
The draft Law on Religion and Belief is being discussed at the ongoing National Assembly Standing Committee’s third session which will run until September 22.
The Government’s Committee for Religious Affairs hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 19 for Muslim dignitaries from Ho Chi Minh City and the southern provinces of Tay Ninh and Ninh Thuan.
The Grace Southern Baptist General Confederation is holding the third general conference in Ho Chi Minh City from August 8-11.
The Party and State always ensure the right to religious freedom of people in the northwestern region, helping them practice their religions and beliefs in line with law.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) President Nguyen Thien Nhan sent a congratulatory letter to all Vietnamese Buddhist monks, nuns, and followers inside and outside the country on Buddha’s birthday.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang on March 25 extended greetings to local Catholic dignitaries and followers on the upcoming Easter holiday.
Religious dignitaries, artists and overseas Vietnamese met in Mekong Delta localities on February 2 to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Get-togethers are being held in many localities nationwide for Christian dignitaries and followers amid the jubilant atmosphere of the upcoming Christmas.
A national seminar to disseminate Buddhism, which drew the participation of more than 1,200 Buddhist dignitaries and 20,000 followers, concluded in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on December 8.