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PEID: 23126

ROP: 106195

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Timor

Language: Mambae - (mgm)

Alternate Name(s): Timor Leste Sub-cluster

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Timor-Leste

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Population: 247,000

Global Population: 247,000

PEID: 23126

ROP: 106195

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Mambai of Timor-Leste, numbering 247,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Timor people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Timor-Leste. Their primary language is Mambae. The primary religion practiced by the Mambai 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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