Can Muslim Medical Professionals Be Exempt from Fasting to Treat Coronavirus Patients?

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Question: Can Muslim medical professionals be exempt from fasting if fasting could potentially endanger the treatment of Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients?  Answer: Answering your question, Dr. Jasser Auda, Professor and Al-Shatibi Chair of Maqasid Studies at the International Peace College South Africa, states: Fasting is one of the pillars of Islam and it is an obligation […]

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Tarawih Prayer and Coronavirus: What’s the Deal?

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What is the ruling concerning Tarawih prayers in the midst of the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic? Should we pray tarawih at home? Can we hold the mushaf behind the imam?

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