Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Christian

Language: Konkani (individual language) - (knn)

Alternate Name(s): Damaness, Mixticos

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: India

Also found in: Canada; Mozambique; Pakistan; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom

Population: 636,000

Global Population: 816,600

PEID: 41474

ROP: 104844

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Goan of India, numbering 636,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Christian people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 816,600 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Konkani (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Goan 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: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

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