New Russian law would restrict foreign religious leaders
July 23, 2020
CWN Editor's Note: A new bill presented to the Russian legislature this week would bar foreigners from participating in the activities of Russian religious associations. The bill—proposed as a means to curb the spread of “extremist religious ideologies”—could pose serious problems for Catholic priests serving in Russia who were born and/or trained in other countries.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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