In the Parliament want to appoint the head of the UOC-MP

В Раде хотят назначать главу УПЦ МП

The Parliament introduced a bill on the appointment of heads of the UOC-MP

In Parliament submitted a draft law on the control of the faiths of Russia.

The Verkhovna Rada registered a draft law with a proposal to appoint state agencies, the leadership of the UOC-MP. It is stated in the document for 22 April on the website of the Parliament.

The bill for the “special status of religious organizations” with the guiding centers in Russia. Among the document’s authors – MPs Oleksandr bryhynets and Dmitry Tymchuk.

The purpose of the bill – the protection of national interests, territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. According to the document, Central and regional management of “special” organizations will appoint only with the consent of state authorities. Therefore, plan to identify possible manifestations of external influence and interference by the aggressor state” through the Church. The document stated that such actions can influence political processes in the state.

Also with the help of the bill want to prevent “manifestations of destabilization of the religious environment and inciting sectarian strife in Ukraine”.

The state will enter into with the organizations agreements about their status, are obliged “to respect the sovereignty, territorial integrity and the laws of Ukraine”. Another requirement is to respect other religious organizations of the country.

The bill also proposes to create a government Agency to control activities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and other religious organizations. Before check status of independent experts will give an expert assessment of the documents identified in the project. In addition, these organizations will coordinate the visit to Ukraine of “foreign religious figures”.

At the same time, the state will authorize to discontinue their activities at identification of the facts of cooperation with the “militarist-terrorist groups”.

As reported Корреспондент.netin January, Patriarch Kirill announced the capture of dozens of churches in Ukraine.

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