• PEOPLE NAME: ANTILLEAN CREOLE OF NETHERLANDS

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By A. Robles de Medina

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PEID: 392

ROP: 100390

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Afro-Caribbean, Dutch

Language: Papiamento - (pap)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Netherlands

Also found in: Aruba; Canada; Curacao; Germany; Germany; Sint Maarten

Population: 152,000

Global Population: 441,900


PEID: 392

ROP: 100390

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Antillean Creole of Netherlands, numbering 152,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Afro-Caribbean, Dutch people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 441,900 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Papiamento. The primary religion practiced by the Antillean Creole 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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