The Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on culture and spirituality recommended the deputies to adopt in the first reading the law on the special status of religious organizations, senior centers are in Russia, for example, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate.
"Department members recommend that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the draft law on the special status of religious organizations, senior centers are in a state that recognized by the Supreme Rada of Ukraine by the aggressor state, to be based in the first reading," – news Agency quoted the opinion of the division, dated 5 Oct.
the draft Law envisages the introduction of a " legal mechanism of regulation of the relevant issues of Church-state relations and activities of these religious organizations in Ukraine ". For example, a Religious organization with a center in Russia will be forced to sign the agreement with Ukraine, which " contains the obligations of religious organizations to respect the sovereignty, territorial integrity and laws of Ukraine, and also to respect other Religious organizations, which conduct their activities within Ukraine." In addition, the articles of the bill provide for the registration of religious organizations after the " positive expert opinion ". The appointment of Central and regional leadership of the organization must occur only after consultation with the Central Executive authority that implements the state policy of Ukraine in the sphere of religion. Religious organizations will also need to coordinate with the government " inviting foreign religious workers to exercise their Ministry and other canonical activities "." in the case of the systematic violation of the law of Ukraine, establishing the fact of cooperation of the relevant military-terrorist groups... From the commissioners of religious organizations, which conduct their activities in Ukraine and at the same time have subordination in canonical and organizational matters of religious centres in the state aggressor, " the organization has the ability to be terminated. The draft Law was submitted to the Ukrainian Parliament on 22 April, and on the first day of the week in the Ukrainian Parliament was registered a draft resolution on the need for the adoption of the proposal. The print edition GLANCE, published a detailed analysis of the project in a newspaper column the head of the Council of the Russian Association for protection of religious freedom Alexander Kudryavtsev.