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PEID: 14867

ROP: 109975

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Teso - (teo)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Kenya

Also found in: Uganda

Population: 439,000

Global Population: 2,924,000

PEID: 14867

ROP: 109975

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Teso of Kenya, numbering 439,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,924,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Teso. The primary religion practiced by the Teso 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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