Eid'l Fitr 2020 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Eid'l Fitr 2020


Robredo: Despite virus, Ramadan and Eid'l Fitr strengthened Muslim links

May 24, 2020 - 3:40 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo asks all Filipinos, regardless of religion, to 'embody the spirit' of Eid'l Fitr

SOLIDARITY. Vice President Leni Robredo spends time with displaced Marawi women who are part of the I am Marawi Women Weaving and Empowerment Program on June 28, 2019. File photo by OVP

Virus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections rise

May 24, 2020 - 11:25 AM

Multiple countries ban mass prayer gatherings, a highlight of Eid'l Fitr, to limit the spread of the coronavirus

EID'L FITR. People wearing face masks attend Eid al-Fitr prayers, marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at Baiturrahman grand mosque in Banda Aceh on May 24, 2020. Photo by Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP

Eid'l Fitr 2020: 'The bigger the test, the greater our faith'

May 24, 2020 - 9:23 AM

'Our burdens are only as heavy as our belief in the mercy and compassion of Allah,' says Bangsamoro parliament member Zia Alonto Adiong

PRAYERS. A Muslims prays in an empty mosque in Cotabato City on May 22, 2020, ahead of the feast of Eid'l Fitr. Photo by Ferdinandh Cabrera/AFP

Why Muslims celebrate Eid’l Fitr, the end of monthlong fasting

May 23, 2020 - 9:00 PM

Here’s what Muslims and non-Muslims can learn from the feast of Eid’l Fitr, especially as the world battles COVID-19

Eid'l Fitr set on May 24 after rain blocks sighting of new moon

May 22, 2020 - 9:06 PM

The sighting of the new moon would have moved the Muslim feast a day earlier in the Philippines

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