Across The Atlantic, Another Mosque Splits A City

October 9, 2010

Author: Eleanor Beardsley

Source: NPR

New York is not the only city divided over the building of a mosque. In the French Mediterranean port of Marseille, construction of a large mosque is being hotly debated. Even though the cornerstone has already been laid, the project is far from being accepted by everyone.


The controversy reflects the deeper tensions simmering beneath the city's surface.