PEID: 43068

ROP: 100954

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Togbo-Vara Banda - (tor)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Also found in: Central African Republic; Chad; South Sudan

Population: 149,000

Global Population: 463,500

PEID: 43068

ROP: 100954

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Banda of Congo, Democratic Republic of the, numbering 149,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 463,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Togbo-Vara Banda. The primary religion practiced by the Banda 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.

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