H.J.Res.429 - A joint resolution deploring the Soviet Government's active persecution of religious believers in the Ukraine.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-5] (Introduced 12/17/1987)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/07/1988 Executive Comment Requested from State. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.429 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/17/1987)
Deplores the Soviet Government's active persecution of religious believers in the Ukraine and its forcible liquidation of the Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic Churches.
Sends greetings to the Ukrainian people on the Millennium of Christianity in the Ukraine.
Urges the President, the Secretary of State, the U.S. delegation to the United Nations, and the U.S. delegation to the Vienna Review Meeting of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe to continue to speak out forcefully against violations of religious liberty everywhere and, specifically, in the Ukraine.
Calls upon the Soviet Government to release all those imprisoned for their religious beliefs.
Discourages U.S. officials from attending the commemoration of the Millennium in the Soviet Union so long as individuals remain imprisoned for their religious beliefs and the Ukrainian Catholic and Ukrainian Orthodox churches remain outlawed.
Urges the U.S. Government to call on the Soviet Government to ban its prohibition of the Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic Churches.