The southern province of Tay Ninh on December 23 opened a training course on national security and defence for 300 dignitaries of the Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church.

Among the attendees are Monsignor Thuong Tam Thanh, head of the Church’s Executive Council, and its deputy heads.
During the three-day course, the dignitaries study five topics relating to security-defence, the Party and State policies in the field as well as the responsibilities of religious dignitaries.

They also learn about hostile forces’ plots and schemes to abuse religions to carry out a “peace revolution”.
They are provided with contents of a number of laws and religious policies of the Party and State, as well as the socio-economic situation of the province in 2013 and key tasks for 2014.

Founded in the 1926 in Tay Ninh province, the Cao religion worships the Divine Eye, known as the eye of heaven and a symbol of the supreme being of the Cao Dai religion. Cao Dai’s doctrine honours the Divine and the miraculous quality of supreme spirits, and considers them as the means for human beings to unify with the God./.

Dai is the third largest religion in Vietnam with over 46,000 followers nationwide./.