Religion & Worship

Religion & Worship

candle holderThe predominant religion in Malta is Christianity, with Roman Catholicism being the predominant denomination. Most Maltese claim to be Catholic and participate in Catholic religious services and the Constitution of Malta establishes Catholicism as the state religion. Catholicism is also present in various elements of Maltese culture.

Freedom of religion is, however, guaranteed as a constitutional right and generally respected and increasing secularisation and minority religions are in evidence.

Gozo-Citadel-3 wm600There are small Anglican, Church of Scotland, Greek Orthodox, Jewish, Methodists and Muslim communities. Most services are available all day on Sundays, some churches offer services Saturday evenings and a couple offer services during the week first thing in the morning or in the evening.

Other services available on the Maltese islands are:

Anglican, Adventists, Baha'i, Bible Baptist, Buddhist, Greek Catholic, Christina Evangelical Church, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church of Scotland, Evangelical Church of Germany, Greek Orthodox, Jehovah's witnesses, Jewish and Muslim services.

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