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Ramadan Dates Ramadan occurs in the ninth lunar month of the Islamic calendar. It's start and end thus depend on the moon phases. Moreover the lunar calendar is 10-11 days shorter than the solar calendar, hence Ramadan never falls on the same dates over two consecutive years. Indeed it is anticipated by 10-11 days every year. This means that the dates can ...


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Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic year, it can be 29 or 30 days (as every other month in this lunar calendar). Usually this is determined by visual observation of the moon in the 29th of the month, if the moon was observed then the month is 29 days, if not then the month will continue to 30 days. FYI, this is why the crescent is considered the symbol ...


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Having been to Taizé in the past, they might have information in Taizé itself. They ask the guests whether they do have regular activities and many people who go to Taizé will inform them on regular meetings and maybe also special events. I would send an e-mail to the meetings@taize.fr as indicated on this website: http://www.taize.fr/en_article332.html ...


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There is/was a community around Taize activities in Vienna, but they don´t seem to be very active anymore. Many informations and activitiy dates in the net are very outdated (eg. nothing new since 2013). The only thing which could be active to this day (could) is A weekly Taize prayer, each Wednesday 19:00 (except Christmas week) in the St.Ruprechts ...


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There are no official laws in any country, not even in Saudi Arabia (asked a friend from Saudi Arabia) that blindly refuse entry based on your religion, if you follow any. However, your religion can affect how your visa applications are processed. The most famous case is when a Jewish person tries to visit an Islamic country, or when an Islamic person ...


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Yes. I recently visited Saudi Arabia, and on both the visa application and on the landing card it asks for religion. Based on anecdotal evidence, answering "Jewish" will result in your visa being rejected, without a specific reason for rejection being given. Answering "atheist" has also been stated by several people as being a reason for visa rejection, ...



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