Eid Celebration

Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of Nigeria's Oyo Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishop in Nigeria Urges Muslims, Christians to Reflect on Peace on “Eid al-Adha”

Jul 19, 2021

Muslims and Christians in Nigeria have been urged to reflect on the need for peace and peaceful coexistence during Eid al-Adha, the annual Islamic celebration to be marked in the West African nation and other countries around the world this year on Tuesday, July 20.

Archbishop Stephen Ameyu of Juba Archdiocese, South Sudan.

“Christians, Muslims called to tear down walls raised out of fear”: South Sudanese Prelate

May 24, 2020

As Muslims celebrate Eid, marking the end of their holy month of Ramadan, the Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan has called on Christians and Muslims in the country to reach out to each other, breaking down barriers erected out of “fear and ignorance.”

Maurice Cardinal Piat, Bishop of Port-Louis Diocese Mauritius.

“I fully understand your disappointment,” Mauritian Cardinal to Muslims on Eid Celebration

May 22, 2020

As Muslims around the world prepare to mark Eid al-Fitr, the celebration of the end of the dawn-to-sunset month-long fasting of Ramadan, the head of the Catholic Church in the Indian Ocean Island of Mauritius has expressed his solidarity with the Muslim faithful in the country, regretting COVID-19 related restrictions that will limit gatherings.