• PEOPLE NAME: BWISI OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14534

ROP: 101829

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Talinga-Bwisi - (tlj)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Uganda

Population: 53,500

Global Population: 180,500


PEID: 14534

ROP: 101829

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Bwisi of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 53,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 180,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Talinga-Bwisi. The primary religion practiced by the Bwisi 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 Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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