Monday, February 7, 2011

Georgia Agrees to Register Foreign Religious Organizations

Twenty-two years after the collapse of the Soviet Union the Georgian government has agreed to register certain religious organizations representing non-Georgians in the country. The Armenian Orthodox Church in Georgia, the Department of Transcaucasian Muslims, the Jewish community in Georgia, the Evangelical Lutheran Church, and the Evangelical Baptist Church are all to be registered with the government, which will give them standing similar to the Church of Georgia. More here.

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