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There is a relative simplicity within Islam with structure and theology in this respect.
This is the basis of the shahada, or declaration of faith.
Islam solves the problems many Latinos have with the Catholic Church. Fathi Osman, resident scholar at the Omar Foundation, says "in their own countries Hispanics did not see the Church supporting the rights of the poor.
Rather it sided with the rich and the influential." This, he argues, has contributed to some Latinos converting to Islam.
Islamic liberation theology is similar to Christian liberation theology in many ways, but the break from Christianity, and Catholicism in particular, allows many Latino Muslims to disassociate from their historical oppressors in the Americas.
Although there are inconsistent exact numbers of conversions, many scholars and chaplains cite Islam as the fastest growing religion among the incarcerated population.