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Allahu Akbar on a Catholic Cathedral?

Weasel Zippers has the story:

A Muslim stonemason in France has been immortalised by having his face carved on a gargoyle on the side of the medieval cathedral in Lyon. Ahmed Benzizine – a 59-year-old master mason who worked on the renovation – was used as a model for the carving.

Next to it is an inscription in Arabic and French which reads: Allahu Akbar, God is Great.
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