• PEOPLE NAME: PINGILAPESE OF MICRONESIA

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PEID: 18386

ROP: 108040

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Micronesian

Language: Pingelapese - (pif)

Alternate Name(s): Pingelap

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Micronesia

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Population: 1,600

Global Population: 1,600


PEID: 18386

ROP: 108040

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Pingilapese of Micronesia, numbering 1,600, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Micronesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Micronesia. Their primary language is Pingelapese. The primary religion practiced by the Pingilapese 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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