A lack of funds has stalled construction of the Mosque and Cultural Center in Roxbury. The funding difficulties have all but halted construction and forced the Islamic Society of Boston to seek bank loans to complete the project. However, those loans were denied, society officials said.

Praised as beacon, mosque project stalls amid rancor

Allegations said to harm funding for Roxbury center

By Yvonne Abraham and Stephen Kurkjian
Globe Staff / December 18, 2005

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Boston's new Mosque and Cultural Center was meant to be a beacon of tolerance, a symbol of understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims. Instead, the unfinished red-brick shell at Roxbury Crossing has become just the opposite. (Full article: 1569 words)

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