Muslims wrap up Ramadan fast with Eid al-Fitr feasting

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(RNS) A young boy prays alongside Muslim men at an Eid al-Fitr observance at the U.S. Embassy to Indonesia in Jakarta. Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy to Indonesia.

(RNS) A young boy prays alongside Muslim men at an Eid al-Fitr observance at the U.S. Embassy to Indonesia in Jakarta. Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy to Indonesia.

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Eid celebrations break the Ramadan fast, and begin the 10th month on the Islamic lunar calendar at the sight of the new moon.

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  • Bernardo

    Feasting based on the flawed theology and history of Islam starting with one of the great angelic cons i.e. mythical Gabriel’s appearance to the warmongering, illiterate, womanizing Mohammed.

  • ben in oakland

    As opposed to the mythical Gabriel’s appearance to the no-longer-a-virgin Mary?

  • ben in oakland

    Well, if you don’t like that one, there is always the commandment to “slay all the unbelievers in your midst” in Deuteronomy. And the witch burnings and auto-da-fe’s and kill-the-protestant-heretics of pre-enlightenment Europe left no doubt as to the intentions of the church,

  • aldo

    That was the “Church”, Catholic Church, not the Christian. Also study the Bible a little more so that you may give informed comments which are not out of context.

  • Bernardo

     AND THE INFAMOUS ANGELIC/SATANIC CONS CONTINUE TO WREAK STUPIDITY UPON THE WORLD

    Joe Smith had his Moroni and Satan/Perdition/Lucifer. (As does M. Romney)

    “Latter-day Saints like M. Romney also believe that Michael the Archangel was Adam (the first man) when he was mortal, and Gabriel lived on the earth as Noah.”
    Jehovah Witnesses have their Jesus /Michael the archangel, the first angelic being created by God and of course Satan and his demons.
    Mohammed had his Gabriel (this “tin-kerbell” got around) and of course the jinn.
    Jesus and his family had/has Michael, Gabriel, and Satan, the latter being a modern day demon of the demented. (As do BO and his family)(As do Biden and Ryan)

    The Abraham-Moses myths had their Angel of Death and other “no-namers” to do their dirty work or other assorted duties.

  • Bernardo

    Yes indeed Mary was not a virgin. And let us not forget the Moroni myth.

  • Bernardo

    Yes indeed this mythical angel did get around. Poor, poor Mary!! 🙂

  • With all due respect,Toby,perhaps YOU should get educated on this issue,sir.Surah 2,ayat 185 clearly states: “The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur’an,a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion”…I don’t know who you’ve been talking to or what you’ve been reading,but you are simply wrong,or you’ve been misinformed.