Muscat - Post Report Question and Answers

What English-language religious services are available locally?

There were a few churches that embassy families attended regularly. The Sultan Qaboos mosque is beautiful for practicing Muslims. - Jan 2022

Yes. - Dec 2018

Sorry I don't know specifics but I know quite a few people attend services to include Christian and non-denominational. They mostly are groups of expats. - Feb 2018

I have heard that there are some at the Catholic church and others. - Aug 2017

There are Catholic, Episcopal, and Mormon services every week. - Oct 2014

Yes, but I don't know specifics. - Jun 2012

Yes, Christian services are here. - May 2012

1 Catholic church - Aug 2011

Yes. but you may have to drive a bit. - Feb 2011

There are two locations in Muscat where 'christian' denominations may meet. One is in downtown Ruwi and the other is right next to TAISM. - Apr 2010

yes only at 2 official locations - Feb 2010

The Catholic church and the Hindu temple are frequent points of reference when giving directions in the Ruwi area. There are other Christian and Hindu places of worship, but I'm not religious so I don't know much about them other than they are available. - Jan 2010

Yes, We attend the Protestant Church of Oman. Services are on Friday (9 and 11). There is also a Catholic church on the same designated grounds. - Mar 2009

There are dedicated compounds for Christian worship of various denominations (Catholic, Protestant, and evangelical) in both the center of Muscat (in the Ruwi district) and at the end of town near the American school. There is no public organized Jewish worship. There are (increasingly enforced) limitations on private worship in residential compounds, particularly if neighbors complain of noise or parking congestion. There is a Hindu temple, and of course mosques (Ibadhi, Sunni, and Shia) are everywhere. - Feb 2008

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