Swedish Fatwa Council to tackle Halal-Haram issues
Is it halal or haram? Right or wrong?
For the more than 450,000 Muslim living in Sweden, or about 5 percent of the total population, it may not always be easy to understand how Islamic practices are best applied in Swedish society.
The group, known as the Swedish Fatwa Council (Svenska Fatwarådet), officially began in mid-2009 with 14 members, composed of educated imams and people with qualified experience in the field.
Sunset during summer in Sweden. Photo by Niko Romberg, Farjestaden, Sweden.
“The most common questions we receive are related to relationship issues, marriage and divorce, economic issues, private issues of how to live as Muslims in Sweden and arbitration of conflicts,” says Saeed Azam, chairman of the Council.
It is common practice that Muslims seek religious advice regarding how to live in the best, most constructive way where ever they are
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on 14.03.2011. Filed under Europe
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