August 22, 2010

Islam is Growing in the U.S.

Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the country. - Newsday

Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the United States..." - New York Times

Five to 6 million strong, Muslims in America already outnumber Presbyterians, Episcopalians, and Mormons, and they are more numerous than Quakers, Unitarians, Seventh-day Adventists, Mennonites, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Christian Scientists, combined. Many demographers say Islam has overtaken Judaism as the country's second-most commonly practiced religion; others say it is in the passing lane. - US News

In fact, religion experts say Islam is the second-largest religion in the United States...Islam has 5 million to 6 million members, followed by Judaism, with approximately 4.5 million...And Islam is believed to be fastest-growing religion in the country, with half its expansion coming from new immigrants and the other half from conversions. - Knight-Ridder News Service

"Islam is the fastest-growing religion in America..." - Hillary Clinton, United States Secretary of State

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