Poroshenko will give religious organizations the right to found educational institutions

Порошенко предоставит религиозным организациям право основывать учебные заведения

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko decided to sign a law granting religious organizations the right to found educational institutions. He said this during a meeting with leaders of churches and religious organizations, reported the press service of the head of state.

The Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate, Patriarch of Kyiv and all Rus-Ukraine Filaret to the head of state a letter of the Ukrainian Council of churches and religious organizations, in which, in particular, requested to expedite the approval of the Ministry of defence of the regulations on kapelanski.

Poroshenko, in turn, instructed the defence Ministry to expedite the development of provisions on kapelanski in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other security agencies. “Give the instruction to accelerate the development of the regulations on the chaplains. For me it is important that representatives of each Church were among the chaplains. Everyone has their own way to God. I very much hope that you will join the formation, and an instruction to the Minister of defence will be provided,” assured the President.

Earlier it was reported that Poroshenko met with members of the Ukrainian Council of churches.

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