The UOIF and the Mosque of Paris meet to discuss representation of Islam in France

News Agencies – May 31, 2012

 

While formally estranged, on May 29, 2012, representatives from the l’Union des Organisations Islamiques de France (UOIF) and the Grande Mosquée de Paris met over a friendly lunch to discuss the situation of Islam in France, particularly focused on the representation of the tradition through the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM). The two groups have historically had their differences but appear to have put aside their differences to discuss this point. The UOIF boycotted the most recent CFCM elections on grounds that the group is too fractioned and not representational.