Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto
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Edificio Cancillería, headquarters of the Ministry.
Ministry overview
Jurisdiction Argentina
Headquarters Buenos Aires
Employees 1.936 (2009) [1]
Minister responsible
Parent department Government of Argentina
Website www.mrecic.gov.ar

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship (Spanish: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto) is the Argentine government ministry which oversees the foreign relations of Argentina.

The Ministry's Department of Worship (Secretaría de Culto) has several directorates. The Registry Directorate maintains the National Register of Religions, which compiles the mandatory registrations of all churches and religious communities, other than those of the Catholic Church.[2][3] The Directorate General for Catholic Worship (La Dirección General de Culto Católico), is the main liaison for the government of Argentina with the Catholic Church, by far the largest religious body in Argentina. It maintains relations with the archbishops, the bishop's conference and with the various monastic orders.[4] The department also awards individuals and organizations that, through their work, have encouraged rich ecumenical and interreligious dialogue.[5]

Ministers

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ Oficina Nacional de Presupuesto, Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas (2009) pp. 43 pag
  2. ^ "Dirección General del Registro Nacional de Cultos" (in Spanish). Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto. Archived from the original on 7 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Reglamentación para la inscripción de iglesias o comunidades religiosas en el Registro Nacional de Cultos" (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional contra la Discriminación, la Xenofobia y el Racismo. Archived from the original on 4 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dirección General de Culto Católico". Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto. Archived from the original on 10 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Reconocimientos [Awards]". Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto. Archived from the original on 10 April 2015. 

External links

  • (in Spanish) Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship


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