So How Do You Feel about Religion? The Integration of Religious Communities

in a nutshell #3
Stefanie Kurt
March 2016

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Messages for Decision-Makers

Recognizing religious communities under public law, giving them legal status, helps to promote integration.

Each canton should develop an administrative procedure, using objective criteria, for the recognition of religious communities as public law bodies.

Providing state-funded training programs for non-Christian teachers of religion is important for promoting integration.

Radical tendencies can be curbed by recognizing and actively integrating religious communities.