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Angolan government closes over 1,000 churches

January 07, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The southern African nation of 30.4 million is 41% Catholic and 38% Protestant. The government of President João Lourenço, who assumed office in 2017, is closing churches affiliated with denominations that are not present in at least two-thirds of the nation’s provinces and that have fewer than 100,000 members.

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