Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Bahrain: Bahrain To House Catholic Church Headquarters

SOURCE Kingdom of Bahrain
Roman Catholic Church to Relocate Regional Headquarters from Kuwait to Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain will take over from Kuwait as the headquarters of the Vicariate of Northern Arabia for the Roman Catholic Church. Bishop Camillo Ballin will continue to lead the Vicariate.

After thoughtful consideration and the completion of a new Roman Catholic Church in the Kingdom, Bahrain will host Vicariate as a testament to the Kingdom's religious and cultural openness.

The Vicariate of Northern Arabia holds responsibility for hundreds of regional churches and the spiritual well-being of over 2 million Roman Catholics in the Gulf.