Although adoption is an obvious and highly rewarding solution for couples unable to have biological children, most Muslims sitting—and judging—on the sidelines miss out on perhaps one of the most charitable acts advocated by their faith: caring for orphans and neglected children.
Tag: foster parenting
A widowed Muslim man has spent the last two decades caring for terminally ill children, offering them a rare home feeling in their final days.
This response is from About Islam’s archive and was originally published at an earlier date. Salam (Peace) Elizabeth, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Fostering, supporting, raising, and providing for deserted children and orphans are not prohibited in Islam. Much to the contrary, these acts are highly regarded good deeds in Islam. …
Is it prohibited for a Muslim child to be breast-fed by a non-Muslim woman? Will the child be considered a disbeliever then?