- The video which has since gone viral has warmed many hearts with many praising the nuns for recognising the Islamic religion
- The nuns who hailed from Indonesia were singing an Eid al Fitr to signify the end of a month of fasting
- The three sisters identified as M. Eufrasia, Vincentine and Dorothea of the Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart were singing the song Selamat Lebaran
A video of Catholic nuns singing a popular Eid al Fitr song has since gone viral on social media.
The video which was released on Sunday, May 24 captured the attention of netizens who expressed their appreciation for the trio's demonstration of religious acceptance.
The three sisters identified as M. Eufrasia, Vincentine and Dorothea of the Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart were singing the song 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.
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.
“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.