The constitution provides for religious freedom and prohibits the government from taking any action to compel, prohibit, or hinder the exercise of religion. .
There were no reports of significant societal actions affecting religious freedom.
Embassy officials met with the government and religious groups throughout the year to discuss religious freedom issues. Groups with which the embassy interacted include the Palau Chinese Christian Church, the Palau Baptist Church, the Palau Catholic Mission, the Palau Seventh-day Adventists Mission, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons), the Palau Evangelical Church, and the Palau Bangladesh Muslim community.