Photo Gallery: Turkish Imams Prepare for Life in Germany
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Photo Gallery: Turkish Imams Prepare for Life in Germany

Foto: James Angelos

Islam for the Diaspora Importing Germany's Imams

With Germany lacking schools of Islamic theology, Muslim congregations have long imported religious leaders. As Germany considers steps to create more homegrown imams, countries like Turkey -- which sends state-employed imams to Europe to serve large segments of the Turkish diaspora -- are filling the gap.
Von James Angelos