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PEID: 49272

ROP: 110054

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Mixtec

Language: Tijaltepec Mixtec - (xtl)

Alternate Name(s): Mixtec, Tijaltepec; Mixtec, Magdalena Peñasco; Mixtec, Yucuañe; Mixtec, Sinicahua; Mixteco de San Pablo Tijaltepec; Mixteco de San Bartolomé Yucuañe; Mixteco de San Antonio Sinicahua

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: United States

Also found in: Mexico

Population: 6,200

Global Population: 21,700

PEID: 49272

ROP: 110054

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Central Tlaxiaco Mixtec of United States, numbering 6,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mixtec people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 21,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Tijaltepec Mixtec. The primary religion practiced by the Central Tlaxiaco Mixtec 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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