Simple Eid’l Adha celebration for Mandaue’s Muslim community

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Muslim community in Mandaue City will be having a simple celebration on Saturday, July 9, for the observance of Eid’l Adha or feast of sacrifice. Pabay Mangotara, executive director of the Local…

Muslim workers in Cebu City Hall gets day off

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Muslim workers at the Cebu City Hall gets a day off today as the city government honors the Feast of the Prophet’s Ascension or the Lailat al Mi’raj. The city government announced the…

Mandaue City plans to open night market for sidewalks vendors

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Mandaue City government is looking at the possibility of setting up a night market to accommodate sidewalk vendors who will be displaced with the reopening of the city public market this month. City…

Ramadan 2019: Muslims in Cebu appeal for unity, co-existence

Futch Anthony Inso 05/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines -A muslim leader in Cebu expressed hope that this year’s celebration of the Ramdan will bring about change in the lives of the people. Ustadz Najeeb Razul, a mufti and expert of islam in…

Cebu Muslims pray for an end to killings

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/21/2018

AROUND 2,000 Muslim residents of Cebu City gathered at the Plaza Independencia grounds early on Tuesday for their morning prayers. Facing eastward, they kneeled on the ground to pray not only for their families and Muslim brothers,…

Cebuano Muslims call for end to killings

Rosalie Abatayo 08/21/2018

Malo Manongiring, director of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) Visayas, echoed calls to end the spate of killings in Cebu as they celebrate Eid al-Adha on Tuesday (August 21). In an interview, Manonggiring said assailants…

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 08/21/2018

Habib Diator, an employee of the Bureau of Customs, gathered his family on Tuesday morning (August 21) to profess their faith in a congregational prayer in celebration of Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice in Muslim…

Muslims in Cebu mark Eid al-Adha

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/20/2018

At least 2,000 members of the Muslim communities in Cebu will convene at the Plaza Independencia in down Cebu City and in all the mosques today, August 21, to celebrate Eid al-Adha or the feast of sacrifice.…

Cebu Muslims to celebrate Eid’l Adha

Rosalie Abatayo 08/20/2018

Muslims in Cebu will converge in prayer at the Plaza Independencia and in the different mosques in Cebu tomorrow, Tuesday (August 21), to celebrate the Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice. Mayor Tomas Osmeña, an honorary…

Muslims protest plan to demolish mosque

AP 08/10/2018

BEIJING — Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest its planned demolition in a rare, public pushback to the government’s efforts to rewrite how religions are practiced in the country.…

Muslims in China fear eradication of Islam

AFP 07/16/2018

Green-domed mosques still dominate the skyline of China’s “Little Mecca,” but they have undergone a profound change — no longer do boys flit through their stone courtyards en route to classes and prayers. In what locals told…

Imam to Cebu Muslims: Practice patience, unity, and generosity

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/15/2018

EID AL-FITR Clad in his green camouflage uniform, Master Sergeant Dave Daan, a member of the Armed Forces of Philippine Central Command (Centcom) arrived at Plaza Independencia in downtown Cebu City with three other soldiers in the…

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