Simão Toco

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Simão Toco
Born Mayamona
24 February 1918(1918-02-24)
Died 1 January 1984 (65)

Simão Goncalves Toco [Toko] (February 24, 1918 - January 1, 1984), also known as Mayamona, was an Angolan Mukongo religious leader, the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ on Earth or the Tocoista Church, who was regarded by followers as the "Apostle of Peace" and a prophet.


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