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PEID: 14734

ROP: 109677

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Taabwa - (tap)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Zambia

Population: 1,180,000

Global Population: 1,309,000

PEID: 14734

ROP: 109677

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Taabwa of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 1,180,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,309,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Taabwa. The primary religion practiced by the Taabwa is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

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