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Is Praying in Arabic Difficult For You?

Is Praying in Arabic Difficult For You?

For a new convert to Islam, praying in Arabic may seem a bit complicated at first. Praying is a meeting between you and God, and if you were a Christian or a Jew before, you certainly got used to performing it in your own language.

Delivering Friday Khutbah in English OK

Can the Friday Khutbah Be Delivered in English?

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: Friday sermon (khutbah) is all about communication and delivering a message; as such, it should be in the language of the people. Answering your question, Sheikh …

UK Imams May Be Asked to Preach in English

New measures by British government may include asking Muslim imams to deliver sermons in English, rather than Urdu and Arabic, to encourage inclusion of Muslim youth and fight radicalization.

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