With the end of the month of Ramadan, journalist James Andre visited the hallways of the CFCM (The French Council of the Muslim Faith) and discovered an institution mired in economic problems and political divisions.
During this central month, to secure enough leadership in the every mosque – the largest in France – two Moroccan imams arrived to assist. Their arrival – along with 150 others for the month – was met with debate. Some welcomed the assistance while others wished more of them spoke French. There was other division between Moroccans and Algerians in the CFCM to decide the date of Aid el-fitr.
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