The atmosphere in Kuwait is becoming increasingly hostile – though not yet violent – towards non-Muslims. Islamic law prescribes a wide range of rules for personal, family and community life. Christians from Muslim backgrounds are seen as second-class, foreigners and infidels, and are prevented from participating in community activities. Expatriate or migrant Christians often struggle to obtain licences and registration for using places of worship.
Kuwait has backtracked on plans to build new churches, reports Christian Today. News that a number of sites had been allocated for church building was reported to the local press by Ahmad al-Manfoohi, general director of the Municipality. But after some Kuwaiti members of parliament announced they will reject the […]