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Can a Mosque Accept Stolen Money?

Can a Mosque Accept Stolen Money?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Stealing, robbery, and gambling are totally forbidden in Islam. So, every Muslim must refrain from that in order not …

Is It Allowed for Muslims to Steal Non-Muslims in the West

Is It Allowed for Muslims to Steal Non-Muslims in the West?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Stealing is a major sin in Islam, regardless of time and place. Responding to your question, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a senior lecturer and an Islamic scholar …

What Should Parents Do When their Child Steals?

What Should Parents Do When their Child Steals?

In this counseling answer: “In the case of a child stealing money from their parents, repercussions should follow and should be tailored around the child’s age. Consequences such as taking something away from them, repaying the money they stole, doing extra chores, and repenting to Allah. Repenting to Allah is not part of a punishment, …

I Can’t Control My Urge of Stealing & Lying

I Can’t Control My Urge of Stealing & Lying

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum brother, Thank you for writing to us with your concerns and most serious issues. As you know, stealing and lying are major sins. Regarding lying the Qur’an says, “Woe to every sinful liar” (45:7) and for thieves, “[As for] the thief, the male and the female, amputate their hands in recompense for …

Punishment for Stealing

Punishment for Stealing: Why so Harsh?

Salam (Peace) Dear Christine, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam Any sane and normal human being agrees that kindness and forgiveness is the highest virtue one can possess. Past and present testimonies are clear proof that a harsh treatment of a wrong doer may have an adverse effect on him/her – …



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