Located in Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar
There is religious freedom. The vast majority of Seychellois claim to be Christians, but the faith of many is tainted by immorality, superstition and nominalism. Gris-gris, African-based spiritism based on black magic and herbalism, permeates the lives of Christians. Evangelical missionary work, restricted earlier to technical and help ministries, now enjoys wider opportunities.