Video of Catholic nuns singing Islamic hymn during Eid warms hearts

Video of Catholic nuns singing Islamic hymn during Eid warms hearts

- A video which has gone viral has warmed hearts with many praising a group of nuns for recognising the Islamic religion

- The sisters, who hail from Indonesia, sang an Eid al Fitr to signify the end of a month of fasting

- The three were identified as Eufrasia, Vincentine and Dorothea of the Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and sang the song Selamat Lebaran

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A video of Catholic nuns singing a popular Eid al Fitr song has gone viral on social media.

The video, which was released on Sunday, captured the attention of netizens who expressed their appreciation of the trio's demonstration of religious acceptance.

According to YouTube channel of Catholic television station Hidup TV, the three nuns are from Indonesia.

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The three sisters, identified as Eufrasia, Vincentine and Dorothea of the Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, sang Selamat Lebaran.

In the video, which is titled 'The beauty of living with tolerance', the nuns could be heard singing in celebration of the completion of one month of fasting for the Muslim community.

“After fasting for one month, giving alms according to religious teachings now we celebrate Eid al Fitr happily, let us celebrate Lebaran joyfully,” they sang.

Several social media users shared the video online where it drew praise from netizens.

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A Twitter user identified as @uki_ade3 thanked the sisters for the good gesture of promoting harmony between two religions.

“Thank you for your respect, sisters. How beautiful it is to live side by side and honour each other,” read the tweet.

@assassinoftitan tweeted:

“This video makes me want to buy the sisters a bucket of opor ayam (referring to a dish of braised chicken in coconut milk that is traditionally served on Eid al Fitr)."

Many netizens said that the video was a breath of fresh air after incidents that indicated growing religious intolerance in Indonesia.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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