Protestantism in Angola

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The existence of Protestants in Angola dates back to the late 19th century and in some places predates Portuguese colonial missionaries. Many of the nationalist independence leaders were raised as Protestants, including Agostinho Neto (Methodist), Holden Roberto (Baptist) and Jonas Savimbi (Congregational). An estimated 10%-20% of Angolans were Protestant as of the late 1980s.

The government of Angola recognizes 11 Protestant denominations:

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