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  • Faisal Kutty

Valparaiso, Indiana | Thu, October 25 2012 | 09:43 am

PREMIUM A contingent of about 211,000 Indonesian faithful has arrived in Mecca. They will join millions of Muslims from around the world converging on Mecca. This spiritual journey, known as the haj, retraces the footsteps of the biblical patriarch Abraham, who Muslims consider a prophet.

The haj scheduled to fall between Oct. 24 and Oct.29, 2012 and takes place during the 12th month of the Islami...