Church and State in the Modern Age: A Documentary History

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24. International Links and Contacts by Believers and Religious Organisations
Citizens and religious organisations have the right to establish . . . international links and direct personal contacts, including trips abroad for pilgrimage or participation in meetings and other religious events.Religious organisations may send citizens abroad to study. . . .* * *
VI. State Bodies and Religious Organisations

29. State Bodies for Religious Affairs
The USSR state body for religious affairs is an informational, consultative and expert centre. In this capacity it does the following:
maintains contacts and co-ordinating ties with similar establishments in the union and autonomous republics and abroad;
creates a data bank on religious organisations in the USSR . . .
sets up an expert council of religious experts, representatives of religious organisations and experts on . . . human rights . . . to conduct . . . assessments and . . . provide an official expert conclusion with regard to requests from bodies of state management and the courts;
at the request of religious organisations provides assistance in reaching agreements with state bodies and all necessary help in matters requiring a decision by state bodies;
promotes . . . mutual understanding and tolerance between . . . different denominations within the country and abroad.

The USSR state body for religious affairs is formed by the USSR Council of Ministers.

State bodies for religious affairs are set up in the union and autonomous republics. . . .

Source: Religion in Communist Lands, Vol. XIX, No. 1 ( 1991), pp. 119-129. Russian text in Pravda, October 9, 1990.


SUGGESTIONS FOR BACKGROUND AND REFERENCE

M. Gorbachev Bourdeaux, Glasnost and the Gospel ( London, 1990), pp. 65-86.

G. Buss, the Bear's Hug: Religious Belief and the Soviet State ( London, 1987).

G. Codevilla, "Commentary on the New Soviet Law on Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organisations", Religion in Communist Lands, Vol. XIX, No. 1 ( 1991), pp. 130-143.

J. H. Forest, Religion in the New Russia: the Impact of Perestroika on the Varieties of Religious Life in the Soviet Union ( New York, 1990).

K. H. Hill, The Puzzle of the Soviet Church: an Inside Look at Christianity and Glasnost ( Portland, Oreg., 1989), pp. 217-390.

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