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Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Marrying a Christian

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Q: I’ve been working in corporate company for a few years, and have met a girl there. We both really like each other. She however, isn’t Muslim. She’s a Christian. She really has a great relationship with God. But, she doesn’t have intention of converting – even though she’s considered it a number of times…. read more »

Remarrying after khula

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Q: I have a elder sister, she had taken a khulanama and talaq e bain as per Indian juridical in the year of 2015 and she also taken a custody of her 3 year son at the time of Khula and from now they are living separate. Now her husband wants to remarry with her… read more »

Custody of children after divorce

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Q: What does Allah say in the case of separation of husband and wife. The father wants to keep two children and gives the other two children to the mother even though the mother is willing to keep all the children but the father is forcefully keeping them.. A: In a case of separation or… read more »

Marrying a Christian woman

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Q: Can a Muslim man marry a Christian woman? Does the girl have to convert to Islam? A: On account of the serious complications that come about through marrying Christian or Jewish women (e.g. the fear of a person being influenced towards kufr and his offspring being exposed to kufr and anti-Islamic values, and in… read more »