New National Study Released: The Mosque in America

April 27, 2001

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On April 27, 2001, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that "the nation's Muslim community is growing because of immigration and conversions and has...2 million members who go to a mosque at least occasionally during the year, according to a new report...Spear-headed by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Mosque Study of 2000 is part of a larger study of faiths in America, coordinated by the Hartford Institute of Religious Research...Muslim leaders estimate that there are 10,000 Muslims in the [Pittsburgh] area."