PEID: 15095

ROP: 105179

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Kongo

Language: Koongo - (kng)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Angola; Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 4,800

Global Population: 17,929,800

PEID: 15095

ROP: 105179

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Kongo of Uganda, numbering 4,800, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Kongo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,929,800 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Koongo. The primary religion practiced by the Kongo 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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