List of Orthodox Churches in Qatar (2022)

Christian expatriates from countries including the Philippines and India make up about 14% of Qatar’s population. In terms of religion, most are Roman Catholics, followed by Protestants, Anglicans, and unaffiliated Christians.

This article lists the Orthodox Churches in Qatar, with their description, history and contact details.

Mesaimeer Religious Complex

The Mesaimeer Religious Complex is a plot in Abu Hamour allotted by the Qatar Government to construct six Christian churches. Each of these churches caters to different denominations.

Three out of the six are different types of Orthodox churches. There is also Malankara Orthodox Church within the Inter Denominational Christian Church (IDCC).

Orthodox Churches in Qatar

The following are the different Orthodox Churches in Qatar:

  1. St James Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church
  2. Malankara Orthodox Church
  3. St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Church
  4. St. Isaac and St. George Greek Orthodox Church

St James Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Doha

St James Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church Doha Qatar
St James Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Doha

The St. James Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church is a church in the Mesaimeer Religious Complex, Doha. It is one of the churches under the Holy throne of St. Peter of Antioch and the East.

The foundation stone for the church was laid in January 2006 and the consecration ceremony was held in February 2009. The church mainly serves Jacobite Christian believers from India. On the second Saturday of every month, the church celebrates a festival.

Location: Mesaimeer Religious Complex, Doha
Tel: (+974) 55731279, 44905113
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.stjamesdoha.com


Malankara Orthodox Church, Doha

Malankara Orthodox Church Doha
Malankara Orthodox Church, Doha

Malankara Orthodox Church Doha (MOC Doha) was built by the members of St. Thomas, Mar Gregorios and St. Mary’s parishes of Doha. It is part of the Inter Denominational Christian Church (IDCC) in Mesaimeer Religious Complex.

The foundation stone for the church was laid in December 2005 and the consecration ceremony was held in 2009. The church building, which can accommodate up to 1500 people at a time, has a build-up area of 1968 sq. mt.

Location: Building No. 5, IDCC, Mesaimeer Religious Complex, Doha
Tel: (+974) 4416 5688
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mocdoha.org


St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Church, Doha

St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Church, Doha
St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Church, Doha

The Coptic Church of St. Peter and St. Paul mainly serves Qatar’s Egyptian Coptic Orthodox community. The church is also part of the Mesaimeer Religious Complex.

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria is an Oriental Orthodox Christian church that serves Africa and the Middle East. It is considered the largest Christian denomination in Egypt.

Location: Mesaimeer Religious Complex, Doha
Website: www.copticchurchdoha.com


St. Isaac and St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Doha

St. Isaac and St. George Greek Orthodox Church Doha Qatar
St. Isaac and St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Doha

Orthodox communities from across the Arab world worship at St. Isaac and St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Expats from the Middle East, Asia, and Africa attend services in different languages at the Church which is located inside the Mesaimeer Religious Complex..

Among its worshippers are Arabs, Greeks, Russians, Cypriots, and Romanian Greek Orthodox. During his 2014 visit to Qatar, Britain’s King Charles III visited the Greek Orthodox Church.

Location: Mesaimeer Religious Complex, Doha
Website: www.qorthodox.org

Location of Orthodox Churches in Qatar

All the above Orthodox Churches are located at the Mesaimeer Religious Complex in Abu Hamour. Here is the location map of the Religious Complex.

Given below is the list of all Christian Churches in Qatar, including Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, Protestant etc:

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