(RNS) Ramadan begins on the longest day of the year, but for some Muslims living in Northern Europe and Canada, it’s even longer. A British Muslim scholar says those Muslims don’t have to suffer.
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(RNS) The 30-day fast known as Ramadan began Tuesday, and requires that believers forgo food and drink. At this time of year, that means 15 hours of parched throats and unquenched thirst.
(RNS) The Daniel Fast diet is gaining popularity during Lent, when participants will eat only food from seeds, drink only water and practice daily devotions. Proponents say it gives new meaning to Jesus’ sacrifice — and can be good for a nation that could afford to shed a few pounds.