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Astronism in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.
The Astronist Superiate of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is split into six parishes and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Kingstown, which will also one of only two Astronist observatories in the nation.
This national branch of the Astronist Institution manages the official representation and depiction of Astronism throughout this territory, including efforts to protect the identity of the philosophy with the intention of further disseminating it throughout the territory.
It is the Institution alone that is granted the status of proprietor to the philosophy in this territory as any other organisations or institutions proclaiming such a role are deemed as unauthorised proprietors and are therefore considered as part of the anti-Institutionist movement.
Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines including:
- Astro-Vincentian philosophy
- Astro-Vincentian religion
- Astro-Vincentian spirituality
- Vincentian astroncy
- Vincentian Astronism
- Vincentian astronomical religion
- Vincentian Cosmism
- Vincentian space religion
History of Astronism in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
As of December 2020, Astronism is not recognised as a valid religion or religious group in the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. According to the Astronist Institution's late 2020 report called the Demographics of Astronism, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines had a population of 250 Astronists, up just 10 people from the previous year.
Despite their unrecognised status, Astronists enjoy relative religious liberties in the country and can practice and profess their faith openly and publicly without fear of repression or incident. Therefore, the Astronist Institution has not expressed concerns regarding the religious freedoms for Astronists in this country.
Astronist demographics in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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