Catholic Church


State of Kuwait (Kuwait)


Also known as: Kuwait (Deutsch, español, Italiano, Português), le Koweït (français), Kuwejt (polski), 科威特 (正體中文), クウェート (日本語), Cuvaitum (latine)

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Capital: Kuwait City

Area: 17,818 km²

Population: 2,875,422

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Religions: Muslim (official) 76.7%, Christian 17.3%, other and unspecified 5.9%

Languages: Arabic (official), English widely spoken

Ethnic Groups: Kuwaiti 31.3%, other Arab 27.9%, Asian 37.8%, African 1.9%, other 1.1% (includes European, North American, South American, and Australian)

Neighbouring Countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, ↖ Iraq Iraq, → Iran Iran

Jurisdictions (2): Apostolic Vicariates Apostolic Vicariate (1), Patriarchal Exarchates Patriarchal Exarchate (1)

Roman Rite (1): Northern Arabia

Greek-Melkite Church (1): Kuwait

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Apostolic Nunciature: Kuwait Archbishop Eugene Martin Nugent (64)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence des Evêques Latins dans les Régions Arabes (C.E.L.R.A.) Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. (58)

Patriarchal Synod: Synod of the Greek-Melkite Catholic Church Patriarch Youssef Absi, M.S.P. (76)

Patriarchal Synod: Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church Patriarch Ignace Youssif III Younan (78)

Last updated on 2023.05.19

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