• PEOPLE NAME: BARIAI OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 9760

ROP: 101064

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Bariai - (bch)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 2,000

Global Population: 2,000


PEID: 9760

ROP: 101064

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Bariai of Papua New Guinea, numbering 2,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Bariai. The primary religion practiced by the Bariai 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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