Category Archives: islam

Rehabilitated Grand Mosque to be unveiled Sunday

MANILA – The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) will launch on Sunday the newly constructed Grand Mosque in Marawi, four years after the government started its rehabilitation of the city razed to the ground when government forces took out the Maute-led terrorist… Read More

A black smoke billows from downtown of Marawi City June 27, 2017 after a military airstrike. A government official trashed the demands of the leader of Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists holed up in Marawi City to free their Roman Catholic priest hostage in exchange for the freedom of his parents and relatives.

Gov’t works double-time to complete Marawi rehab

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday promised that his administration will double its efforts to hasten to complete the rehabilitation projects in Marawi City.Duterte made the vow as he led the commemorative rites of the fourth anniversary of the liberation of Marawi City from… Read More

DUTERTE’S message on Eid al-Adha

Rise above ‘religious, political barriers.’

 July 20, 2021

MANILA – To build a stronger community, President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday expressed hope that unity would prevail despite political and religious beliefs between the Muslim community and other groups.

“I stand in solidarity with you in pursuing our shared goal of building a society… Read More

Eid’l Adha signifies ‘triumph over despair’

 July 20, 2021

MANILA – Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Cirilito Sobejana said the observance of Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice among Filipino Muslims is a time to triumph despite challenges.Sobejana said the significance of Eid’l Adha, one of the two holiest Islamic feasts celebrated… Read More

DUTERTE urges Muslims to continue being ‘generous, compassionate’

 May 13, 2021

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday expressed hope that the Muslim community’s “generosity and compassion” will never fade.In his Eid’l Fitr message, Duterte said he is optimistic that the occasion would inspire everyone to continue promoting “peace,… Read More

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CBCP hopes Eid’l Fitr brings peace, new hope for Muslims

 May 13, 2021

MANILA – The social action arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Thursday expressed hope that Eid’l Fitr will usher in new hope and perspective in life for Filipino Muslims.“As they celebrate the end of it, we join them in thanking ALLAH, our Almighty… Read More

End of Ramadan ‘good time’ for Pinoys to unite: Lorenzana

 May 13, 2021

MANILA – Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana called the end of the holy month of Ramadan a good opportunity for all Filipinos to unite for peace and prosperity.”As our Muslim brothers and sisters mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, we reflect and renew our… Read More

RAMADAN 2021: Covid-19 dampens Eid al-Fitr prayer meetings

No Eid al-Fitr congregational prayer in Cotabato

 May 12, 2021

COTABATO CITY – The city government has discouraged the conduct of this year’s Eid al-Fitr congregational prayer assemblies in public venues here due to the resurgence of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases.Mayor Frances Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi said Wednesday the city government… Read More

RAMADAN 2021: May 13 declared regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr


 May 10, 2021, 7:13 pm

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has declared May 13, 2021 a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr or the Feast of Ramadan.Proclamation No. 1142, signed by Duterte on Monday, declares May 13 as a regular holiday to “bring the religious and cultural… Read More