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News Vietnam » Religion: How the Vietnam War's Napalm Girl found hope after tragedy

News channel or source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-02-21/how-vietnam-wars-napalm-girl-found-hope-after-tragedy
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

That is from learning. I'm not born with that. I was raised in a different religion. I was raised in a Cao Dai religion in Vietnam but I was missing something. And I just wondered, "Where are you, God?" But then finally I went to the library, and I had ...

News Vietnam » Religion: For Vietnamese Catholics, Tet is a mix of culture, religion, tradition

News channel or source: http://lancasteronline.com/features/faith_values/for-vietnamese-catholics-tet-is-a-mix-of-culture-religion/article_495ed978-1345-11e8-bd52-2798fee88ffb.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Everything has to be new for Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. “The first day, we wear new clothes,” said Jennifer Le, a member of the Lancaster Catholic Vietnamese apostolate at St. Anne Catholic Church at Duke and Liberty streets. “We wait until ...

News Vietnam » Religion: International support important to Vietnam’s development

News channel or source: http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/top-news/195897/international-support-important-to-vietnam-s-development.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

These organizations have helped promote Vietnam’s land, people, and culture, and its policies on religion, democracy, human rights, and territorial integrity. Marsha Four, Vice President of the Vietnam Veterans of America, credited people-to-people ...

News Vietnam » Religion: A Pagan Reflects on Billy Graham

News channel or source: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/johnbeckett/2018/02/pagan-reflects-billy-graham.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

He opposed segregation and supported Martin Luther King, Jr., but often differed with King on tactics and criticized King’s opposition to the Vietnam War. But unlike King, Graham’s crusades were about changing religion, not changing politics.

News Vietnam » Religion: Should Vietnam abandon custom of burning paper offerings?

News channel or source: https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/debate/should-vietnam-abandon-custom-of-burning-paper-offerings-3710977.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The practice is followed by the majority of Vietnamese people, where over 70 percent of the population are either atheists or follow folk religions, according to statistics provided by the U.N. in 2014. Vietnam’s folk religion bears many similarities to ...

News Vietnam » Religion: Five Buddhists jailed in Vietnam for 'public disorder'

News channel or source: https://nation.com.pk/09-Feb-2018/five-buddhists-jailed-in-vietnam-for-public-disorder?show=preview?version=amp?version=amp
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Religion is state-controlled in Buddhist-majority Vietnam, which has been accused of curbing freedom of worship especially among those perceived to be engaged in activism or politics. Three members of a family belonging to the Hoa Hao Buddhist sect were ...

News Vietnam » Religion: ‘America’s Pastor’: Evangelist Billy Graham dead at 99

News channel or source: http://www.courier-tribune.com/news/20180221/8216america8217s-pastor8217-evangelist-billy-graham-dead-at-99
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“Christianity is not a white man’s religion, and don’t let anybody tell you that it ... and offered strong support for LBJ’s increasingly divisive war in Vietnam. But “perhaps the most controversial period in Graham’s career,” said Steven ...

News Vietnam » Religion: Vietnam’s prestige elevated in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.vir.com.vn/vietnams-prestige-elevated-in-2017-56335.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

We also steadfastly fight all actions that distort Vietnam’s policies on democracy, human rights, and religion. We boost dialogue mechanisms on human rights with constructive discussions, in order to increase understanding and reduce differences ...

News Vietnam » Religion: The Vietnam of today is not your grandpa’s Vietnam

News channel or source: https://www.idahopress.com/opinion/columnists/the-vietnam-of-today-is-not-your-grandpa-s-vietnam/article_e53281fe-a753-502b-9de6-844f83d9efdf.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

It is hard to believe how much Vietnam has changed in the last 50 years ... It was run by the Cao Dai Church, a universalist religion headquartered in Tay Ninh City. When my wife, Kelly, and I arrived at our hotel in Tay Ninh, the interpreter I’d ...

News Vietnam » Religion: Vietnam’s Buddhism stays side by side with nation

News channel or source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnams-buddhism-stays-side-by-side-with-nation/126392.vnp
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) will continue joining hands with other religions and the entire society to create a great national unity to contribute to further developing the nation, affirmed Most Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu ...