Number of mosques in France and number of churches and mosques in New York City
Paris Grand Mosque
DESPITE THE INCREASING NUMBER OF MOSQUES MUSLIMS ARE NOT HAPPY
THEY ARE BLOCKING STREETS IN PARIS TO PRAY AND THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THESE STREETS CANNOT GO OUT OR GO IN THEIR APPARTMENTS. THIS IS ILLEGAL BUT THE POLICE AFRAID OF WHAT THEIR REACTION MAY BE IS NOT DOING ANYTHING
New York City is the most linguistically and religiously diverse city in the world. The 8.4 million inhabitants communicate in some 800 different languages across the five boroughs – the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. New York is also a religious city: 83% of New Yorkers are affiliated to some organized religion. This is a rate of adherents larger than that of the state, New York State (75%), and one of the highest in the entire United States.
Christians comprise about 70% of the population; 40% of whom are Catholic and 30% Protestant. They attend approximately 2000 churches and 4000 informal places of worship such as community halls and homes, thus a total of some 6000 churches. New York City also boasts the world’s largest cathedral, the Episcopal Church of St John the Divine.