Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Mopán Maya - (mop)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Belize

Also found in: Guatemala

Population: 16,000

Global Population: 23,400

PEID: 16206

ROP: 106783

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Mopan Maya of Belize, numbering 16,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 23,400 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mopán Maya. The primary religion practiced by the Mopan Maya 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.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Not Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available