French police arrested a young man Wednesday over the weekend stabbing of a soldier in Paris, with prosecutors saying he admitted to the attack and was probably motivated by "religious ideology".
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US journalist and peace activist travels around Vietnam and is overwhelmed
Pope Francis stopped into a Rome Basilica on Thursday for private prayer on his first full day as the leader of the Roman Catholic Church following his historic election.
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Argentina's Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope Francis on Wednesday, becoming the first Latin American pontiff in an astonishing decision that raises hopes of greater openness for the troubled Catholic Church. The 76-year-old railway worker's son emerged smiling onto the balcony of St Peter's Basilica to cries of "Long live the pope!" and devoted his first prayer to his predecessor Benedict XVI as tens of thousands of pilgrims cheered.
New strange religions that sound very strange have appeared in Vietnam since 2009 such as Ha Mon, Vang Chu whose missionaries cheated their followers that they need only prayer for relieving bank debt and diseases. Their missionaries also grouped to overthrow the government. What is secret behind these religions?
Pe Luong pose photo together with his wife and children after meeting with Sai Gon Giai Phong reporters.
Pope Benedict XVI will meet cardinals from around the world on Thursday in his final hours as leader of 1.2 billion Catholics before he becomes the first pontiff to resign since the Middle Ages.
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Thousands of coastal fishermen in Thanh Khe Ward, Da Nang city on Monday crowded at the Temple of Whale to pray for successful fishing seasons and good weather.
Fishermen worship to Mr. Whale at the ceremony held on Monday.
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After 2012 proved to be a bad year for many businesses, many companies temporarily closed their offices after Tet to hold prayer ceremonies for better luck this year.
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Deputy PM Nguyen Thien Nhan presenting the PM’s certificate recognising Yen Tu as a Special National Relic to Quang Ninh province ( Image: quangninh.gov.vn )
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Pope Benedict urged the world on Monday to end what he called the endless slaughter in Syria before the entire country becomes a "a field of ruins".
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VGP – The central province of Quang Nam handled over 2.8 million guests in 2012, a year-on-year increase of 10.4%, according to the Quang Nam Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
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Sister Marie Marthe of Divine Providence Portieux, whose real name was Do Thi Suon, has passed away in the Mekong Delta’s An Giang Province.
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