Category Archives: Eidl Fitr

Duterte to MILF: what cannot be included in the BBL, add them via federalism

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 June) — Reiterating his camapign for federalism, President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday night urged leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to wait for the passage of the final version of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and whatever is not included there can be “added in the federal scheme […]

Cardinal Quevedo’s message to Muslims on Eid’l Fitr: peace in the heart;  lasting peace through CAB-compliant Bangsamoro law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 June) — The message of Mindanao’s lone Cardinal to Muslim brothers and sisters on Eid’l Fitr, the end of the month-long Ramadan, is “peace in the heart” and lasting peace through a Bangsamoro Basic Law that complies with the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). Cardinal Orlando B. Quevedo, OMI, […]

CARDINAL QUEVEDO ON EID’L FITR: Peace in the heart – this is my prayer for all of us

(Message of Cardinal Orlando B. Quevedo, OMI, Archbishop of Cotabato on Eid’l Fitr, the end of the Ramadan) My Esteemed Muslim Brothers and Sisters: Eid Mubarak! We rejoice with you as you end the holy month of Ramadan. We have many religious practices that have similar intentions. Ramadan and our Lenten fast and abstinence are […]

PEACETALK: Here’s to our faiths

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 02 Sept) — Every Eid season, I always get asked about the dates and declaration of long weekends, but almost never about the meaning of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha. And every year, I post about these days hoping that people will eventually remember that the Eid is more than just […]

PEACETALK: Here’s to our faiths

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 02 Sept) — Every Eid season, I always get asked about the dates and declaration of long weekends, but almost never about the meaning of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha. And every year, I post about these days hoping that people will eventually remember that the Eid is more than just […]

Maute Group sets condition for Fr. Chito’s release but frees 5 hostages during humanitarian ceasefire

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 26 June) — The Maute Group on Sunday declined to release hostaged Catholic priest Fr. Teresito “Chito” Soganub but freed five hostages, including a two-year old girl during the 10-hour humanitarian ceasefire that government declared and was reciprocated by the Maute Group on Eid’l Fitr, the end of the month-long Ramadan. […]

Sweet Treat

A Maranao child enjoys the sweet treat given to her after the Eid’l Fitr celebration at a mosque inside the provincial capitol compound of Lanao del Sur in Marawi City on Sunday (25 June 2017). MindaNews photo by Manman Dejeto

Happy Meal

Child evacuees enjoy a Happy Meal from McDonald’s at the Buruun Gym evacuation center in Iligan City on Eid’l Fitr (Sunday, 25 June 2017), which marks the end of Ramadhan. MindaNews photo by AUBREY ROCIN LLAMAS