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Deportee ‘converts to Christianity’

KUWAIT CITY, April 16:  A video clip has gone viral of a Lebanese man, speaking in a Kuwaiti dialect and identified only as Samir, reports Al-Rai daily. Samir who preferred to keep his family name anonymous, appears in a video clip with some Kuwaiti tourists in Lebanon speaking in the …

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‘Christians presence in Kuwait is very old’ – Dates back to Umayyad dynasty

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: The presence of Christians in Kuwait is old, dating back to the eras of the Umayyad or Abbasid dynasties. This is confirmed by the inscriptions on ceramic pieces that were recently discovered in Failaka Island, reports Al-Rai daily. Head of the French expedition team that is …

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Kuwait has a Christian population of over 800,000; Kuwaitis form the least – Festivity see large numbers

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: Over 800,000 Christians in Kuwait, mainly Asian nationals constituting 713,347 of the total Christian population of 824,436 celebrated Christmas. Kuwaitis form the least population of Christians in the country with 207 believers. As per recent statistics released by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI), Arab …

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Christian convert in Bangladesh is killed

DHAKA, March 22, (RTRS): Suspected Islamist militants stabbed a Christian convert to death in northern Bangladesh on Tuesday, the latest in a series of attacks on minorities in the Muslim-majority nation. The South Asian country has seen a surge in Islamist violence in which liberal activists, members of minority Muslim …

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Christians integral part of Kuwait’s sociocultural tapestry – Earliest remnants of Christianity in Kuwait unearthed on Failaka

Christianity has had a long association with the Arabian Gulf. Both Bahrain and Kuwait have a small community of indigenous Christians, and members of this community serve their countries in various capacities. Rev Dr Fred Stickert , former Professor of Religion at Wartburg while commenting about the role of Christianity …

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Christians in Kuwait pray for peace, love, kindness – Thousands throng churches on Christmas Eve

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: It is celebration time once again and the Holy Family Cathedral in downtown Kuwait City welcomes the faithful like every other part of the world to witness the birth of Child Jesus who according to legend was born in a stable in the most humble of …

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Security at Christian places of worship a top priority: Interior – ‘Land of tolerance’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21, (KUNA): Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad on Monday reiterated keenness on security and safety of Christians and their places of worship, thanking them for interacting with such efforts. Today Al-Fahad received representatives of the churches in Kuwait, as part of coordination meetings with …

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IS says it ‘attacked’ priest in Bangladesh

CAIRO, Nov 20, (AP): The Islamic State group says it was behind this week’s attack on an Italian priest in Bangladesh that critically wounded the man. A statement posted on a militant website Friday says the priest was shot several times with a gun fitted with a silencer. Three men …

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