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Robredo hopes for ‘better normal’ as Muslims mark start of Ramadan

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 03:30 PM April 13, 2021
Robredo on Ramadan

Vice President Leni Robredo. INQUIRER file photo / SCREENGRAB

MANILA, Philippines — As Muslims commemorate the start of Ramadan, Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday expressed hope that Filipinos will be able to draw strength from humanity in building a “better normal.”

“I join the entire Muslim community in solemn reflection as another lunar year marks the start of the holy month of Ramadan,” Robredo said in her message.

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“As we humbly receive the grace, wisdom, and guidance that comes through faith, may we be brought together and be reminded of our common humanity— our common struggles, and the common hope that binds us— and in this find the strength not only to endure, but to imagine a better normal for all, and build it,” she added.

The Holy month of Ramadan begins this Tuesday, April 13.

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Ramadan is observed on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

During this time, Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, engaging in any sexual activity, and committing sinful acts from daybreak to dusk. Fasting is considered among the five pillars of Islam.

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