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Christianity is a minority religion in Kuwait, accounting for 10 to 15 percent of the population in the country. Christians in Kuwait can be divided into two groups. The first group constitute vast majority of Christians in Kuwait, mostly foreigners, from various countries across the world. The second group are Christians with Kuwaiti citizenship. Kuwait is the only GCC country, other than Bahrain to have a local Christian population who possess citizenship.

Listed here are some popular Christian churches in Kuwait:

  • Holy Family Cathedral Parish - Catholic Church

    P O Box: 266, Off the Arabian Gulf Street
    Opp. Al Maqsab Gate, Near Sheraton Hotel
    Safat, Kuwait 13003
    Tel: +965 22434637, 22431563, 22431569 (American, European, Asian congregations)
    +965 22434228, 22409982 (Arab congregation)
    +965 - 66475669 (Cathedral Cell Phone No.)

    The Catholic Vicariate largely constitutes Asians from India, Philipines, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Arab Christians from Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine and Syria. Maronite Christians also worship at Catholic cathedral in Kuwait City.

  • Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi

    26, Seventh Avenue, K.O.C. 60000, Ahmadi, Kuwait
    Tel & Fax: +965 23982465

  • St. Therese Parish, Salmiya

    Block No.10, St. No.334, Building No.274
    Apartment No.2, Salmiya, Kuwait
    Tel & Fax: +965 25640657

  • The Anglican (Episcopalian) Church

    P.O. Box 80, Safat, Kuwait 13001
    Tel: +965 22407195 / 22447974 / 22450308

    The church has 3 main congregations – Arabic, English and Malayalam, with about 16000 or more members. Several other Christian denominaitons also worship at this Church.

  • The Greek Orthodox Church

    Salwa, Block 10, Building 53, St. Mohammad Wasmi

    The Greek Orthodox Church also referred to as Roman Orthodox Church has more than 3500 members

  • The Armenian Orthodox Church

    Vicar Saint Vartanants Church, P.O. Box 8157
    22052, Salmiyah
    Tel: +965 265143192 Fax: +965 25638312

    The Armenian Orthodox Church has more than 4000 members in Kuwait.

  • The Coptic Orthodox Church

    Church of St.Mark, Safat Kuwait 13024
    Tel: +965 22624678,22624727 Fax: +965 226247725

    The Coptic Orthodox Church has more than 60,000 members.

  • Kuwait Seventh Day Adventist Church

    Salwa, Block 11, Street 9, Villa 16, Kuwait
    Tel: +965 25627209

  • Kuwait City Mar Thoma Parish

    Block 5A, Jleeb Al Shuyoukh, Kuwait
    Tel: +965 60332882

  • St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Syrian Church

    Street No.21, Block No.4, Mangaf
    Tel: +965 23714738

  • IPC Pentacostal Church of Kuwait

    Tel: +965 24348955

  • The Lighthouse Church

    National Evangelical Church – Kuwait
    P.O. Box 80 Safat
    Tel: +965 22407195, 22447974, 22438416, 22450308

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