• PEOPLE NAME: CONGOLESE OF BELGIUM

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Lingala - (lin)

Alternate Name(s): Lingala

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Belgium

Also found in: Angola; Canada; Central African Republic; Congo (Brazzaville); South Sudan; Uganda; United States

Population: 24,000

Global Population: 410,500


PEID: 63

ROP: 105785

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Congolese of Belgium, numbering 24,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Congo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 410,500 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Lingala. The primary religion practiced by the Congolese 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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