Vatican official welcomed in Hanoi Politics

Vatican official welcomed in Hanoi

Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vu Chien Thang hosted a reception in Hanoi on September 7 for Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, Prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.
VFF Vice President receives Lao Buddhist official Politics

VFF Vice President receives Lao Buddhist official

Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Ngo Sach Thuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 17 for Permanent Vice President of the Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organisation, Most Venerable Veth Masenay.
Religions promote role in environmental protection, humanitarian aid Society

Religions promote role in environmental protection, humanitarian aid

The Standing Board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s (VFF) Central Committee and the Nordic Assistance to Vietnam- Norwegian Church Aids co-organised a training course in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10, focusing on the Humanitarian Charter and other criteria of humanitarian aid for religious dignitaries and followers.
Vice President visits Soc Trang province Politics

Vice President visits Soc Trang province

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on August 7 asked the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to pay attention to promoting Party and administration building and administrative reform, and ensuring security and order.
Religious dignitaries trained in defence, security Society

Religious dignitaries trained in defence, security

A course began in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai on July 31, aiming to boost defence and security knowledge for 130 religious dignitaries and leaders residing across provinces and cities in the Fifth Military Region.
VUFO’s friendship insignias presented to IGE members Society

VUFO’s friendship insignias presented to IGE members

Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Bui Khac Son presented insignias “For Peace and Friendship Among Nations” to three members of the Institute of Global Engagement (IGE) during a ceremony in Hanoi on June 27.
Czech journalist debuts book on Vietnam World

Czech journalist debuts book on Vietnam

Pavel Herman, a Czech journalist, has published a book titled “Vietnam- past, present and future” which presents his views on the land, history, culture and people of Vietnam.
VFF President visits Buddhists in Soc Trang, Dong Nai provinces Society

VFF President visits Buddhists in Soc Trang, Dong Nai provinces

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has congratulated Buddhists in the southern provinces of Soc Trang and Dong Nai on Lord Buddha’s 2,562nd birth anniversary (15th day of the fourth lunar month, or May 29 this year).
Religious followers express concern about illegal activities Society

Religious followers express concern about illegal activities

Followers of the officially-recognised “Hoi thanh của Duc Chua Troi Hiep hoi Truyen giao Tin Lanh The gioi” (World Mission Society Church of God) in Vietnam have expressed concern that illegal activities of some religious groups with similar names will affect the image and operation of their religion.