Over 50,000 local and overseas parishioners have flocked to the La Vang Pilgrimage Festival which is underway at La Vang Church, Hai Lang district, central Quang Tri province.

Parishioners and tourists at the two-day event, on August 14-15, have participated to a range of religious activities and Catholic services, including prayers, confession, and a ritual procession.

The locality has deployed 600 parishioners to ensure public order, environmental protection and participants’ health at the event.

The annual ritual event is held to commemorate a vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary.-VNA