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Islamic Center Purchases Norwalk Property For Mosque

Al Madany Islamic Center has purchased the Episcopal Church at 1 Union Park St.
Al Madany Islamic Center has purchased the Episcopal Church at 1 Union Park St. Photo Credit: Facebook

NORWALK, Conn. - The Al Madany Islamic Center of Norwalk has purchased the former Episcopal Church at 1 Union Park St. for $1.65 million, according to The Hour online.

According to the report, the Islamic Center made the purchase after settling a lawsuit with the city in 2014 that alleged the city was discriminatory in denying the group the purchase of a center at 127 Fillow St.

The report said that residents of the Union Park Street neighborhood and several politicians rallied against the Islamic Center, which plans to turn the building into a mosque.

Read the full article at thehour.com .

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