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WORLD: Moslems celebrate the 2020 Idd-ul-Adha

WORLD: Moslems celebrate the 2020 Idd-ul-Adha

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Muslims worldwide are celebrating Idd-ul-Adha today. Falling on the 10th day of the holy month of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, coincides with the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca.Idd-ul-Adha is marked with animal sacrifice honours Prophet Ibrahim’s unrivalled devotion to the faith and willingness to sacrifice his only son Ismail at Allah’s behest. To the Muslims around, this was a supreme test of faith.This year’s Idd however, comes at a time when the world is at war with a deadly pandemic. In Uganda, Mosques as well as churches have remained closed since March as part of the Covid-19 guidelines. There are also strict restrictions on public gatherings as part of the government social distancing measures. Muslim leaders across the country ...