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Passover, Easter, Ramadan — and interfaith America in action

(RNS) — In American hospitals, doctors and staffers from Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Baha'i and other faith backgrounds all work together to care for patients suffering from COVID-19. Together, they are bringing an interfaith version of the Good Samaritan to life.

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Javanese Muslims hold a Nyadran ritual to welcome Ramadan

CENTRAL JAVA, Indonesia (RNS) — Every year as Ramadan approaches, those who live on the slopes of Mount Merapi and Mount Merbabu honor the dead in a deeply rooted Javanese tradition called Nyadran, bringing food offerings to their families’ burial sites and visiting relatives and friends, Christian or Muslim.