“Prayer” in the news

Example collocations

prayer book
prayer books
prayer hall
prayer room
prayer service

Publications and example sentences

· Iran reopens key shrines after two-month virus closure  
In a statement on its website, the shrine said visitors must observe health requirements such as wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, and bring their own prayer mats, books and other accessories.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· Aidilfitri sermon: Don’t make a joke out of the use of staff during sermons, says minister  
It doesn’t affect the Aidilfitri prayer and the sermon.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Donald Trump, Joe Biden and the Vote of the Irish  
He was in Scranton in early March to speak to a packed house at an anti-abortion prayer breakfast and told me: “I think Biden is a weak candidate in this regard, as weak as Hillary.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Muslims in India, Bangladesh celebrate Eid subdued by virus  
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Muslims in India and Bangladesh joined prayers to celebrate a subdued Eid-al Fitr on Monday, marking the end of the Ramadan holy month by seeking blessings for a world free from coronavirus.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings  
Some 2,000 Muslims gathered for Eid al-Fitr prayers at a sports complex in a Paris suburb, spaced 3 feet (1 meter) apart and wearing masks.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· With first day of Hari Raya over, Malaysians reminded no more Aidilfitri visits during CMCO  
Instead, many Muslims were encouraged to perform the Aidilfitri prayers and conduct their own sermons among family members in the privacy of their homes.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· Tears are shed, hearts are torn as Malaysians spend emotional Hari Raya in Singapore  
Back in her kampung in Johor Baru, Malaysia, on this festive occasion, it was usually a race against time getting everything ready before her husband and the rest of the men in her family returned home from the morning prayer at the mosque.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· Thailand’s ‘Golden Son’ dolls bring believers luck and protection  
Sculpted into a prayer position, the wide-eyed figurines were traditionally completely shaped by a concoction of clay and ashes.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· Austria's president apologises for Covid-19 curfew breach – as it happened  
Mass prayer gatherings have been banned in many countries including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Syria.  Copy example sentence
Japan Today
· After watching son graduate, Kentucky couple killed in traffic accident  
Andy Beshear and other officials reached out to the school system to offer prayers and assistance.  Copy example sentence