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Ramadan & Filipino Muslims

Ramadan & Filipino Muslims

By Shar Matingka   In Christian-dominated Philippines, where over 85% of the population is Roman Catholic, Islam is oftentimes associated negatively with terrorism mainly due to the intense media coverage in war-torn areas, not to mention the stereotypical perception on its believers.  What is largely missed, however, is the historical and cultural significance of this community, as well as their unique sense of humanity. The...

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