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January 25, 2016 at 07:58

MPs reject building of new churches in Kuwait

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Kuwait: The Municipality has initially approved requests to build new churches in Kuwait, but faces opposition from lawmakers and councilors. Islamist lawmaker Ahmad Al-Azemi yesterday said he and other MPs will reject the plan because this contradicts Islamic sharia laws

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March 15, 2015 at 16:10

Vatican envoy asks for more churches in Kuwait

Vatican envoy asks for more churches in Kuwait
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Kuwait: The Vatican Ambassador to Kuwait, also known as the Papal Nuncio, once again reiterated the Church’s appeal to the government for additional places of worship for all Christian sects in Kuwait. Various Christian sects are free to worship in Kuwait but they have legal and limited space in three separate areas in Kuwait City, Hawally and Ahmadi.

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March 15, 2015 at 13:35

Vehicles impounded in front of Kuwait City church

Vehicles impounded in front of Kuwait City church
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Kuwait: Responding to complaints made by worshippers attending the weekly prayers at the Catholic Church in Kuwait City where traffic police detained 95 of their vehicles for violating traffic rules, security sources stressed that the Ministry of Interior (MoI) was keen on enforcing the law and allowing non-Muslims perform their rituals freely and without obstacles. Notably, the worshippers were fined when they stopped by the church’s gate to drop off their families before parking behind the church building. The traffic police issued tickets for obstructing traffic flow and impounded their vehicles. “We only stopped for seconds to drop off our families,” said the fined worshippers, stressing that they do respect Kuwaiti laws.

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