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Islam Builds Muscle In Mexico
Many Mexicans ended up converting to Islam after the 9-11 attacks drew their attention to the religion, piquing their interest. According to the Washington-based Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, today there are approximately 110,000 Muslims living in Mexico.
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Mexican convert reading from the Quran.
(Bernd Debusmann Jr.)

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An imam speaking during Friday prayers in Mexico City.
(Bernd Debusmann Jr.)

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A young Mexican Muslim after Friday prayers at a mosque in Mexico City.
(Bernd Debusmann Jr.)

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Muslims in Mexico City attend Friday prayers.
(Bernd Debusmann Jr.)

Islam Builds Muscle In Mexico

Many Mexicans ended up converting to Islam after the 9-11 attacks drew their attention to the religion, piquing their interest. According to the Washington-based Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, today there are approximately 110,000 Muslims living in Mexico.

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