The joys and rigours of converting to another religion

The Star, Toronto:
The diversity of the GTA and its influx of immigrants make it fertile ground for religious conversions.

Monika Pakos found God while driving through Mississauga.
It wasn’t quite how the 22-year-old imagined such a life-changing moment would take place.
She had been researching religion, and specifically Islam, for two years after a university class on world religions sparked an interest. And, lately, thoughts of conversion had crossed her mind.
But Pakos, who grew up in a Polish Catholic household, wasn’t quite sure what she had to do to take the final leap of faith. So, as she drove to her job at a restaurant last November, she called up a local Islamic centre.
Read views of coverts from various religions around GTA


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