Month April 2022

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Pray for the Rahanwyn of Somalia

When Somali immigrants in the USA meet, one of the first things they want to know is, “what tribe are you from?” Clan and tribal associations in Somalia are important, and complex,…

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Pray for the Suluk Sea-Nomads

Sandokan, the “Tiger of Malaysia”, was a legendary pirate in the novels of Emilio Salgari. He was a prince who had lost his kingdom and was fighting as a pirate against…

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Day 26 alt - Grande_Mosquée_de_Kairouan bu Prière de Tarawih Wikimedia CC

Pray for the Night of Power

Laylat-al-Qadr, translated as the Night of Power, is one of the most sacred nights in the Islamic calendar. It takes place during the last ten days of Ramadan and marks the…

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Pray for the Panthay Muslims of Myanmar

In the old Burmese royal capital of Mandalay alongside the palace, golden pagodas and Buddhist monasteries, there is an unexpected sight worth seeing: an ancient Chinese-style mosque. It was built…

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Day 28 alt - Muslim ladies in Trafalgar Square London England by Garry Knights via Flickr CC

Pray for the Mirpuri people in Britain

The people from Mirpur District in Pakistan have a sea-faring tradition, and this became their first link with the British Empire many decades ago. Then, In the 1960’s, the Mangla Dam was built…

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