• PEOPLE NAME: LELE OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14609

ROP: 105703

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Lele (Democratic Republic of Congo) - (lel)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

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Population: 124,000

Global Population: 124,000


PEID: 14609

ROP: 105703

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Lele of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 124,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Congo (Kinshasa). Their primary language is Lele (Democratic Republic of Congo). The primary religion practiced by the Lele 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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