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Notes on the Geography of Micronesia (Pohnpei): Pohnpei: Photo 59

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The Japanese tolerated not only Catholic churches on the island but Protestant ones, including this one, which replaced a destroyed church and which was built in the early 1930s by the Nanyo Dendo Dan, or South Seas Mission. Protestant missionaries had arrived in the 1840s, well before the Catholic mission. Today the island is split evenly between Protestants and Catholics, though other groups are present too, prominently including Mormons.

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