Holy See, Burundi formalize accord
March 03, 2014
The Holy See and Burundi have formalized an accord that “guarantees the juridical status of the Catholic Church” in the East African nation, according to the Holy See Press Office.
The agreement, which was negotiated in 2012, also provides a legal framework for canonical marriage, places of worship, Catholic educational and charitable institutions, chaplains, and property taxation.
Burundi, a nation that is 68% Catholic, has had diplomatic relations with the Holy See since 1963.
- Agreement Ratified between Holy See and Republic of Burundi (VIS)
- Scambio Degli Strumenti Di Ratifica Dell’accordo-Quadro Tra La Santa Sede E La Repubblica Del Burundi (Holy See Press Office)
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