• PEOPLE NAME: LALA-BISA OF CONGO (KINSHASA)

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PEID: 14603

ROP: 114888

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Lala-Bisa - (leb)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Zambia

Population: 99,000

Global Population: 597,000


PEID: 14603

ROP: 114888

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Lala-Bisa of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 99,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 597,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Lala-Bisa. The primary religion practiced by the Lala-Bisa 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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