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PEID: 10238

ROP: 106742

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Mese - (mci)

Alternate Name(s): Mese, "Momolili" (pej.)

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 9,600

Global Population: 9,600

PEID: 10238

ROP: 106742

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mesem of Papua New Guinea, numbering 9,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Mese. The primary religion practiced by the Mesem is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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