Le Monde, November 5 2012
According to a survey conducted by sociologist Lagrange, the practice of young French Muslims is on the rise.
Muslims between 18 and 35 years old tend to be more observants than the first or second generation of immigrant Muslims
They are also more assertive of their Muslim identity.
Such results are at odds with the dominant trend of decline of religiosity observed among other faith groups in France.
The reasons for such a rise are open to debate.