• PEOPLE NAME: MANGGARAI OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22764

ROP: 106256

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Flores-Sumba-Alor

Language: Manggarai - (mqy)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 600,000

Global Population: 600,000


PEID: 22764

ROP: 106256

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Manggarai of Indonesia, numbering 600,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Flores-Sumba-Alor people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Manggarai. The primary religion practiced by the Manggarai 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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