Cardinal Thuong Tam Thanh, Head of the Executive Council of the Cao Dai Church in the southern province of Tay Ninh has called on Cao Dai dignitaries and followers to actively join in charity activities while practising their faith with the motto “serving both religion and society well”.

Thanh made the call at the sect’s grand ritual, Hoi Yen Dieu Tri Cung, which was held in the Tay Ninh Church on September 30, drawing the participation of over 100,000 Cao Dai followers and visitors nationwide.

He also thanked the Party and State for providing favourable conditions for Cao Dai followers to practise their faith.

As a major annual event of Cao daism on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn festival, Hoi Yen Dieu Tri Cung is also a chance for followers to offer trays of fruit s and food to the Great Mother to pray for favourable weather, a peaceful and prosperous country and a joyful life for people.-VNA