Category Archives: religion

Against tradition, Tet Parade excludes LGBT Viets

For at least 100 years, it has been a tradition of Southern Vietnam on every Tet (Lunar New Year) to pay homage to a gay general of the Nguyen dynasty. Against that tradition, though, the organizers of this weekend’s Tet … Continue reading

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How Sandy aid money went into someone else’s account

How did donations, supposed to be delivered to New York City to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy, instead get deposited into the Vietnamese Interfaith Council‘s bank account in Little Saigon? The group held a press conference to answer that question, and admitted to a mistake … Continue reading

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Viet priests un-suspended, out of Little Saigon parish

Two priests, one a well-respected former director of the Vietnamese Catholic Center, were reinstated Tuesday to the ministry but at the same time transferred separately out of their parish in Little Saigon, Nguoi Viet Daily News reported here. It seems … Continue reading

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