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Recognition of religion or belief in Germany
According to the SRR, conditions for RoRB in the Federal Republic of Germany are classified restrictive.
Recognition and registration are amalgamated; the system revolves around attaining PLC status which corresponds to legal registration with some additional fairly unique benefits; PLC status is bestowed to religious organisations; the orientations of these vary across many denominations, primarily of Abrahamic religions.
The registration process centres on provincial bestowal rather than national; this segmented structure for procedures is problematic because it suggests that recognition and registration are not bestowed universally throughout the nation.
Ongoing issues of antisemitism and Islamophobia demonstrate issue with recognition in the country and a lack of awareness on the importance of diversity.
A series of benefits exist to support religious groups as long as they have PLC status.
Establish provisions to bestow existential recognition in addition to the existent legal registration available.
Revoke the provincially segmented structure of the recognition system to ensure universal bestowal; clarification on this aspect of the system and alterations made to it will raise Germany to receptive status.
To achieve dynamic status, a recognition agency would need to be established that is independent of government.
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