Recognition of religion or belief in Argentina
According to the SRR, conditions for RoRB are classified restrictive in the Argentine Republic.
Recognition and registration are amalgamated, not ideally differentiated.
The Catholic Church is automatically recognised meaning that it needn’t keep registered with the Secretariat of Worship.
The reality of the claim that registered groups receive the same benefits as the Catholic Church must be investigated further to determine its validity.
In addition to the state privilege extended to the Catholic Church, the stipulation that only registered groups may engage in the subjectively worded “public activities” makes Argentina restrictive.
The stipulation that a group needs a place of worship before it can pursue registration is evidential of a lack of existential recognition for belief systems and denominations as distinct from organisations and places of worship.
The requirement for non-Catholic groups to register with the General Inspectorate of Justice in addition to an initial registration with the Secretariat of Worship demonstrates a further example of the inequality of the system and its restrictivity.
The stipulation of reporting to the Secretariat of internal religious and organisational affairs is not part of the mandate of genuine recognition.
The government broadly upholds freedom of religion or belief for minorities.
Establish two distinct systems, one to deal with existential recognition and another for legal registration as per the ideals of recognitionism.
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