religious holiday


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About 51 percent of Slovaks consider Easter as a religious holiday. One-third of people perceive it also as a feast of spring with many traditions, while almost one-fifth regard it as just a holiday without any special meaning.
Eid Al-Fitr is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
For the first time in over a century in Ireland pubs will open on the religious holiday and I, for one, am saddened.
Last year, 2.4 million Iranians traveled to Iraq to mark the Arbaeen religious holiday. A similar number is expected to make the trip for this year's event on November 9.
The first will be distributed earlier to help families observing Ramadan to procure appropriate food for the month-long religious holiday and the second will help in transportation costs.
It is to mention here that Eid ul Azha will be observed in Pakistan on September 13 and the government has announced religious holiday from September 12 to 14.
Activists of BDI removed their tents from the location where the local authorities plan to erect a cross in order to let Christians visit the cemetery Saturday on the occasion of the religious holiday of Zadusnica.
"Frankly, I do fear the consequences as the trainees were on holiday for Hari Raya (a religious holiday)," he said.
Her online followers didn't take kindly to her marking the religious holiday with a sexually-inciting photoshoot.
According to the Pew Research Center poll, only half of 2,000 American respondents said they consider Christmas a religious holiday, while one-third said they viewed the occasion as a cultural celebration.
The dance of Paneurhythmy means "supreme cosmic rhythm" and Duno followers believe that when they perform the exercises consciously, they attune themselves to the Cosmic rhythm.The religious holiday of the White Brotherhood was officially recognized in Bulgaria with a decision of the government on December 16, 2005.Persecuted and defamed during the times of communism, the teaching of Bulgaria-born Petar Dunov has gained supporters all over the world in the last few years, spreading primarily in France, the United Kingdom, but even in Asia and the United States.
While allowing such overtly religious holiday displays, the bill also prohibits schools from using language that promotes adherence to a specific religion.
The 2012 religious holiday season has been largely positive, with various government officials announcing the success of new measures designed to ensure Muslims are able to complete the rituals safely and with minimum hassle.
The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years.
While school and district leaders should encourage teachers to be flexible, open-minded, and fair regarding religious holiday absences, enforcing strict rules about what can or cannot be done on certain school days is sure to create unnecessary strife between administration and faculty.
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