• PEOPLE NAME: RUTHENIANS OF POLAND

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PEID: 46695

ROP: 108457

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Slav, Eastern

Language: Rusyn - (rue)

Alternate Name(s): Ruthenian

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Poland

Also found in: Ukraine

Population: 10,500

Global Population: 371,500


PEID: 46695

ROP: 108457

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Ruthenians of Poland, numbering 10,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Slav, Eastern people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 371,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Rusyn. The primary religion practiced by the Ruthenians 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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