Category: Misc

Latino Muslims Growing in Number in the US

By Greg FlakusVOANewsJuly 13, 2005 Dallas, Texas Over the Fourth of July weekend, several hundred American Muslims came together in Dallas, Texas for the south-central regional conference of the Islamic Society of North America. Among them were many Spanish-speaking people who have embraced Islam. Islam is one of the fastest-growing religions in the United States […]

Latinos turning to Islam Converts find faith, discipline

By M. Elizabeth RomanWorcester Telegram & GazetteJune 6, 2005 WORCESTER – On the door outside Juan Perez’s home, a hand-written sign asks visitors to respect the Islamic custom of removing shoes before entering. The sign is one of the only indicators that this young Latino father, his wife and four small children tend an Islamic […]

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