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PEID: 6434

ROP: 111732

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Christian

Language: Indo-Portuguese - (idb)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Sri Lanka

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Population: 44,000

Global Population: 44,000

PEID: 6434

ROP: 111732

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Burgher of Sri Lanka, numbering 44,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Christian people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Sri Lanka. Their primary language is Indo-Portuguese. The primary religion practiced by the Burgher 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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