PARIS — Pépite is still in shock. “It’s hard to deal with it,” repeats this mother, whose youngest daughter converted to Islam. Pépite comes from a Catholic family, and never expected this to happen. She didn’t worry when her daughter, Alexandra, became infatuated with a boy who
The article describes several Roman Catholic families whose children, in their teen and young adult years, have converted to Islam. It also explains that the percentage of converts who get involved with radical, jihadist Islam is quite high.