Maronite Arab in Cyprus

The Maronite Arab have only been reported in Cyprus
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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Introduction / History

Maronites are an ethno-religious group located mainly in Lebanon.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Arab Maronites in Lebanon strongly oppose Arabization. They view it as a first step towards forcing all Arabs to become Muslims.

Typically, presidents of Lebanon have been Maronites.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Maronites are closely associated with Catholicism. They have their connections, but they are separate organizations.


What Are Their Needs?

Arab Maronites need to put their faith in the person, Jesus Christ, not in their ethnicity or a religious institution.


Prayer Points

Pray for Arab Maronites to put all their trust in Jesus Christ.

Pray for the Lord to use Maronites as his ambassadors to Muslim Arabs throughout the Middle East.

Pray for the Holy Spirit to move mightily in the Maronite Church, purifying them and drawing them to the cross.


Scripture Prayers for the Arab, Maronite in Cyprus.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maronites

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lebanese_Maronite_Christians


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Arab, Maronite
People Name in Country Arab, Maronite
Natural Name Maronite Arab
Alternate Names Arabic, Cypriot; Arabic, North Levantine; Cypriot; Cypriot Arab; Cypriot Maronite Arab; Maronites
Population this Country 400
Population all Countries 400
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 11455
ROP3 Code 102343
ROP25 Code 300397
ROP25 Name Arab, Cypriot (Maronite)
Country Cyprus
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Northern Cyprus, Kormakiti, one of 4 Maronite villages in the mountains; Nicosia and Limassol refugee communities   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Cyprus
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Northern Cyprus, Kormakiti, one of 4 Maronite villages in the mountains; Nicosia and Limassol refugee communities.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.20 %)
95.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
5.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Primary Language:  Arabic, Cypriot

Bible Translation Status:  Unspecified

Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Arabic Bible Online Arabic Bible Outreach Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Tools for faith conversations Campus Crusade for Christ
Photo Source CharlesFred - Flickr  Creative Commons 
Profile Source Joshua Project 
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