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At mosque opening, tensions permeate interfaith gathering

Children sang at the grand opening of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury Crossing on Friday. The opening was attended by the mayor and a host of city religious leaders. Children sang at the grand opening of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury Crossing on Friday. The opening was attended by the mayor and a host of city religious leaders. (David L. Ryan/ Globe Staff)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / June 28, 2009

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The controversy over the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury Crossing has posed one of the biggest challenges to interfaith relations in Boston in years, and the tension was readily on display during the Friday morning opening ceremonies for the new mosque. (Full article: 885 words)

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