Papua New Guinea - Religions



Indigenous religions, varying widely in ritual and belief, remain important in tribal societies in Papua New Guinea, with about 34% of the population practicing some form of traditional belief either exclusively or in conjunction with another faith. However, most of the population is nominally Christian. Of these, about 22% are Roman Catholics; 16% are Lutheran; another 8% are Presbyterian, Methodist, or London Missionary Society; 5% are Anglican; 4% Evangelical Alliance; and 1% Seventh-Day Adventist. Other Protestant sects account for 10% of the population. Baha'ism is the only other nonindigenous faith that has gained a foothold. The Muslim community maintains a mosque in Port Moresby.

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Apr 6, 2011 @ 9:21 pm
thanks so much for that it didn't help me one bit next time could you be more pacific and get to the exact point of the religion for the Papua New Guinea
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Apr 26, 2011 @ 4:16 pm
Thank you.That did't help me so much but thank you.this is more different than what I expected.
Jess
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Jun 6, 2011 @ 1:01 am
Thanks heaps. That helped me alot with my project on Papua New Guinea.
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Jun 6, 2011 @ 1:01 am
Thanks heaps. That helped me alot with my project on Papua New Guinea.
Daniel
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Jun 9, 2011 @ 5:05 am
Thanks, This helped out heaps on my Papua New Guinea assignment. Yey! :)
Edgar
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Apr 17, 2012 @ 9:09 am
Thanks alot on the religions it helped me a whole lot so thank u agin but can u be a little pacific on the religions please and thank you agin. :) woo woo woo you know it!
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Apr 30, 2012 @ 8:20 pm
Thanks heaps. That helped me alot with my project on Papua New Guinea.
bryan
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Aug 16, 2012 @ 7:19 pm
tanks alot for giving me idea, it helps me to some extenct but not to the point and bay be next time you might give me full details about the religion ablout papua new guinea.
James
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Aug 29, 2012 @ 1:01 am
Thanks for the information. It helped me a lot with my project on Papua New Guinea! Thanks heaps!
sakias john
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Oct 2, 2012 @ 4:04 am
thank you, i suggest only christainity exist in this country would be good for the beterment of this country and its people
Eliza
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Nov 16, 2012 @ 9:09 am
does anyone know why the roman catholic and traditional beliefs are the most popular?

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