• PEOPLE NAME: CHAMORROS OF UNITED STATES

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Micronesian

Language: Chamorro - (cha)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: United States

Also found in: Guam; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands

Population: 21,000

Global Population: 125,700


PEID: 47251

ROP: 103498

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Chamorros of United States, numbering 21,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Micronesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 125,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Chamorro. The primary religion practiced by the Chamorros 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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