• PEOPLE NAME: ACADIANS OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 43186

ROP: 114904

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: French

Language: Cajun French - (frc)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: United States

Also found in: Canada

Population: 74,500

Global Population: 185,500


PEID: 43186

ROP: 114904

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Acadians of United States, numbering 74,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the French people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 185,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Cajun French. The primary religion practiced by the Acadians 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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