(1) Can a Muslim pay salam to a Christian? (2) When a Christian says to a Muslim “God bless you”, what answer should be given by the Muslim? Please guide.

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Darulifta-Deoband.org

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1374/1051/B=11/1434)

Just saying وعليك is enough in reply. But if you say هداك الله it shall be a good supplication for him.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband