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Ramadhan starts this weekend

Friday, July 20, 2012

Ramadhan starts this weekend

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  • Friday, 20 July 2012

Commissioner Esmael Ibrahim of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos said yesterday Muslim Filipinos throughout the country will start the fasting month of Ramadhan today if the moon was sighted Thursday night.

Muslim religious leaders, led by the Darul Ifta (House of Opinions) observed the moon at about 6:30 p.m. yesterday all over the country.

Ibrahim, an Ustadz and chairman of the Ulama Council of the Philippines, said fasting during the Ramadhan was one of the “five pillars” of the Islamic faith..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/nation/item/1787-ramadhan-starts-this-weekend

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