October 2, 2012

Shiite Muslims quietly establish a foothold in U.S.

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RNS photo by Omar Sacirbey

RNS photo by Omar Sacirbey

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QUINCY, Mass. (RNS) Until recently, the overwhelming share of U.S. Muslims were Sunni. That's changing as Shiite Muslims flee persecution in their homelands and set up mosques in the U.S., presenting another face of American Islam and bringing overseas tensions within Islam to U.S. shores. By Omar Sacirbey.

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