328 religious congregations have been registered in Azerbaijan by 1 July, according to the information from the state committee on work with the religious structures, Trend reports.
В"The majority of registered religious congregations are of the Islamic persuasion and only 27 are the followers of the non-Islamic confession. Among the religious congregations registered, registration of the вЂњThe Church of LoveвЂќ was cancelled based on the court decision. The reason for that is demonstration of the confessional intolerance by the religious congregation.
Along with this, 3 more congregations applied to the state committee for canceling their registration on the ground of their activities suspensionвЂќ, the report says.
Furthermore, the report says, the religious congregations the вЂњ Iehovah WitnessesвЂќ and the вЂњSeventh-Day AdventistsвЂќ have been warned for illegal religious propaganda and involvement children and foreigners in propaganda.