HCM CITY — The Ministry of Home Affairs’ decision to recognise the “Hội Thánh Phúc âm Toàn vẹn Việt Nam” (Việt Nam Full Gospel Church) as a religious organisation was announced at a ceremony in HCM City on Wednesday. Addressing the event, Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Nguyễn Tiến Trọng said that the decision is an important mark, recognising the Việt Nam Full Gospel Church’s operation in line with the law over the years, and opening a new period for the Church with more rights, obligations and opportunities. Priest Đinh Thanh Hùng, President of the Church thanked relevant ministries, sectors and localities for their attention and provision of favourable conditions for the Church to operate, as well as their guidance and support for the Church to gain official recognition as a religious organisation. The Việt Nam Full Gospel Church currently has nearly 11,000 followers in more than 40 cities and provinces across the nation and abroad. It was licensed to operate in 2018.
Mar 21 2023