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Priest who escaped Vietnam in 1975 named auxiliary bishop of Atlanta

Bishop-elect Tran, 56, was 9 years old when he and his family left South Vietnam on a barge in Saigon in April 1975

Vietnamese police raid centers of banned religious sect

Police armed with guns and shock batons raided separate locations of the Duong Van Minh religious group

From war to peace: Vietnam’s rubber sandals march on

The Vietnamese first began making rubber sandals in the late 1940s, during the First Indochina War against the French

Vietnam accused of ignoring human rights commitments

The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights tells RFA the government has ignored recommendations made three years ago

Catholics outraged over storming of church during archbishop’s Mass in Vietnam

“It was pretty confronting and really troubling to see the liturgy being stopped by several officials,” said the archbishop of Hanoi

Catholic bishop in Vietnam calls for ‘forgiveness’ following murder of priest

“May hatred and violence be stopped so that love and unity can develop more intensely,” said Bishop Aloisio

Lawyer decries Church, gov’t, media silence over killing of priest in...

Father Giuse (Joseph) Trần Ngọc Thanh, OP, was killed in a knife attack in a mission area in Vietnam on Saturday, January 29

Vietnamese bid farewell to father of mindfulness

The Zen master was credited with bringing mindfulness to the West and whose reach in Buddhism was seen as second only to the Dalai Lama

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk in Vietnam who brought mindfulness to the...

Thich Nhat Hanh spent 39 years in France and advocated for religious freedom around the world

COVID pall over Vietnam’s pink incense village as Lunar New Year...

January is usually the busiest time of year for workers in Quang Phu Cau village on the outskirts of Hanoi

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