• PEOPLE NAME: RWANDANS OF CANADA

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PEID: 47447

ROP: 108463

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Kinyarwanda - (kin)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Canada

Also found in: Burundi; Congo (Kinshasa); Netherlands; United States

Population: 3,900

Global Population: 776,800


PEID: 47447

ROP: 108463

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Rwandans of Canada, numbering 3,900, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 776,800 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Kinyarwanda. The primary religion practiced by the Rwandans 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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