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 about 2 million members who go to a mosque at least occasionally during the year, according to a new report...Conversions and immigrations are boosting the Muslim community in Pittsburgh also. Local Muslim leaders estimate that there are 10,000 Muslims in the metropolitan area -- a diverse community of faithful hailing from Egypt, Turkey, Indonesia, Bosnia, Nigeria and 47 other countries."