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PEID: 7806

ROP: 110687

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Central

Language: Waray (Philippines) - (war)

Alternate Name(s): Waray, Samaren-o

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Philippines

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Population: 3,750,000

Global Population: 3,750,000

PEID: 7806

ROP: 110687

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Waray-Waray of Philippines, numbering 3,750,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Filipino, Central people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Philippines. Their primary language is Waray (Philippines). The primary religion practiced by the Waray-Waray 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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