Komeito accepts legality of move to strip Unification Church of religious status

October 13 , 2023

On October 12, Komeito issued an official statement regarding the government’s decision to seek adjudication to revoke the Unification Church of its official religious status. The party stated that it found the review by the Agency for Cultural Affairs and its request for a speedy Tokyo District Court ruling, as legitimate. Komeito, the statement concluded, will be following the court proceedings closely.