Posted by: becketfund | June 28, 2007

Moldova: President Rejects More Liberal Religious Law

Itar-Tass reports that Moldova’s president, Vladimir Voronin, has returned a new law on religions to the country’s Parliament unsigned, saying it needed to be refined.  Voronin stated that the simpler religious registration procedures set out by the law would make it too easy for new groups to engage in proselytism, and, in accordance with the wishes of Moldovan Orthodox priests, objected to the omission of a mention of Eastern Orthodoxy as the country’s “traditional religion”.


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