Party, Gov’t leaders pay tribute to Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc Society

Party, Gov’t leaders pay tribute to Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc

A Government delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on March 16 paid homage to Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City Archdiocese and former President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam Paul Bui Van Doc, who passed away in Rome on March 6 (Rome time).
VFF President receives Catholic Church leader Politics

VFF President receives Catholic Church leader

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception for Chairman of the Episcopal Council of the Catholic Church of Vietnam Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc.
Vietnam, Vatican agree to maintain regular meetings Politics

Vietnam, Vatican agree to maintain regular meetings

Vietnam and the Vatican need to continue holding regular meetings between their leaders and actively prepare necessary conditions towards establishing diplomatic relations, concurred Politburo member and Vietnam Fatherland Front President (VFF) Nguyen Thien Nhan and the Vatican’s Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin.
Religious organisations pay pre-Tet visits to VFF Society

Religious organisations pay pre-Tet visits to VFF

A delegation of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee led by Permanent Vice President of the VBS Executive Board Most Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu on January 22 visited the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Politics

PM: Religions always receive due attention

The Party, State and authorities at all levels always pay attention to and create conditions for religious activities in accordance with the law, for the sake of the country and people.
Society

Closing Mass of Jubilee Year 2010 takes place

The Closing Mass of the Jubilee Year 2010 of the Catholic Church of Vietnam took place on the morning of Jan. 6 at the La Vang parish, Hai Lang district, in the central province of Quang Tri.
Society

Da Lat Pastoral Centre inaugurated

Almost 20,000 Catholic followers gathered in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on Nov. 27 for the inauguration of the pastoral centre and the founding anniversary of the Da Lat Diocese.
Congress of God’s People in Vietnam opens Society

Congress of God’s People in Vietnam opens

The Congress of God’s People in Vietnam opened at the Pastoral Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on Nov. 21 under the chair of Archbishop of Hanoi Archdiocese and President of Vietnam Episcopal Council Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon.
2nd meeting of VN–Holy See Joint Working Group takes place in Vatican Politics

2nd meeting of VN–Holy See Joint Working Group takes place in Vatican

As agreed upon at the First meeting of the Vietnam – Holy See Joint Working Group in Hanoi in February 2009, the Second meeting of the Vietnam – Holy See Joint Working Group took place in the Vatican from 23 rd -24 th June 2010 co-chaired by Monsignor Ettore Balestero, Under-Secretary for the Holy See’s Relations with States, Head of the Holy See Delegation and Mr. Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Head of the Vietnamese Delegation.