As Muslims around the world observe Ramadan, The News-Times examines this monthlong holiday, which requires fasting during the day.

The News-Times explores Ramadan through the culture and traditions of one of Danbury's growing religious communities, which now includes two mosques.

What does the holiday mean? What does it commemorate, and why is it important? What is it like to fast?

To learn the answers to these questions and more, read our coverage Sunday, Aug. 7, exclusively in the print edition of The News-Times.