1005 fatwas

  • His Friend Was Engaged but Now Wants to Marry Christian Lady Who Wants to Convert Date: 26-9-2000

    This question is a little bit confusing but I wish you could help me in -1 this regard. Actually a friend of mine is already engaged to a Muslim girl. Last year he happened to meet this Christian lady and he explained and spread Islam to her through internet. Now she is willing to convert to Islam and my friend wants to marry her "just because" he wants.. More

  • Marriage to someone of another culture Date: 30-8-2000

    I saw on an Islamic site that it is encouraged for people to marry someone of a different culture; the reasoning is that this helps to reduce racial prejudice. Is this true? Please provide reference in the Quar'an... More

  • Having a girl friend Date: 5-8-2000

    Dear Brothers, As I am a Muslim living in Canada. I go to College. I met a girl who said that she is interested in me. I have never had a girl friend so far because I know it is prohibited to be in contact with a woman who is not my wife. But this girl is annoying me and I feel that I love her and want her. I told her that if she wants to marry me and.. More

  • Divorced Woman with Boyfriend Who Wants to Move on with Her Date: 3-8-2000

    I'm a divorced woman who converted recently. My boyfriend is from Algeria and actually wants to move on with me, but his parents do not accept me. What does the Quran say about getting married with a divorced woman? Is there a chance to convince his parents that I'm not a bad person, nor a person of 2nd class? His parents judge without knowing me. Is.. More

  • Wife's Turn with Her Husband Date: 3-8-2000

    Assalaamu Alaikum! I am a second wife, and my husband alternates nights between me and his other wife. Recently, I went for three weeks to visit my parents, my siblings, and my two children from a previous marriage. All of them live in a different state. This visit was with my husband's permission. My husband spent those three weeks with his other wife... More

  • Many Proposed to Her As She Has Canadian Citizenship but She Refused Date: 3-8-2000

    When I went to my country a couple of years ago, men would propose to me because I have Canadian citizenship. Every one of them wanted to marry me in the hopes that I would bringhim to Canada. Since I found this to be very offensive, I told everyone that I would not marry anyone who does not have a passport of an English country. Is this fair? .. More

  • Broken Engagement Date: 22-7-2000

    I'm writing to seek your advice on the following matter. Over a month ago my father passed away, but only ten days earlier my sister, the only daughter in the family, was engaged. Every detail from the venue of the Nikah & Walima had been arranged including the Mahr whilst my father was still alive. Two weeks after the janazah my sister's fiance'.. More

  • In Dilemma: Married Without Parents' Knowledge and Now They Want Him to Marry Again Date: 13-6-2000

    I'm a 29 year-old Muslim man and I'm married to a woman from USA who became Muslim after our marriage and we are blessed by a daughter. My problem is that my parents don't know that I'm married to a foreign woman, which is an unacceptable act in my family. Moreover, law in my country does not allow it. My brothers and sisters know about my marriage... More

  • Parents against Daughter's Choice for Marriage Date: 11-6-2000

    I have a man whom I love very much. He proposed to me 3 months ago. We were together at university. We have been loving each other for 5 years now. He is only 8 months older than I. My father and mother don't want this marriage. They are saying that he is too young to handle marriage responsibilities. He is 22.5 years old. His father and mother feel.. More

  • Confused about Marrying Man Engaged to Cousin He Does Not Want to Marry Date: 30-5-2000

    Assalaamu alaikum Dearest brothers, shukran for answering my questions, but to no avail it has still left me confused. Reason being that i have read through some of the other questions as well as the answeres u supplied , i came across a question 3549 something similar to mine, yet u discouraged this man from marrying her, bringing the matter of CULTURE.. More

  • Religion of children born to Muslim-Christian couple Date: 24-5-2000

    I am a Muslim with a Christian wife. What is the Islamic point of view regarding the religion of the our coming kids? Thank you. .. More

  • Arab Man Wants to Marry Her But He Is Engaged to Cousin Whom He Doesn't Like Date: 20-5-2000

    An Arab man has asked me to marry him, but he is engaged to his cousin. He does not wish to marry her, saying that if he does marry her it would be unfair to her as he does not want her and their relationship could never be happy as they don't even get along now. He would marry her to please his family especially his mother. He can have many wives but.. More

  • Seeing Girl, Her Picture, or Video before Marriage Date: 19-4-2000

    I'm 20 years old and I plan to get married in the next couple of years. My aunty says she has found a girl for me. However, this girl lives overseas, hence I'm unable to meet her personally to make my decision. My family says there is a family video on which she appears. Is it permissible for me to see her on that video before making a decision to go.. More

  • Is marriage obligatory? Date: 15-4-2000

    Must I marry when I grow up? .. More

  • Wisdom of Marriage Date: 4-4-2000

    I want to know the wisdom of marriage? .. More