This definition appears very rarely
and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
See other meanings of FCNA
Samples in periodicals archive:
24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America , today joined a number of national and local Muslim scholars and leaders at a National Press Club news conference in Washington, D.
The Fiqh Council of North America, the leading interpreter of Islamic law in the United States, ruled as recently as September 2011 that "there is no inherent conflict between the normative values of Islam and the U.
On July 28, 2005, the Fiqh Council of North America together with 120 religious organisations and leaders in North America issued a fatwa that unequivocally labels terrorism and cooperation with its perpetrators as haram in Islam.
The Quran has commanded the believers, both men and women, to cover their private parts," the Indiana-based Fiqh Council of North America said in its religious ruling this week.
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop of Washington who has taken a special interest in the Middle East, joined leaders of the Fiqh Council of North America in front of the media lights when they made their announcement.
The ruling was endorsed by more than 120 Muslim organizations and leaders and was issued by the 18-member Fiqh Council of North America, an Islamic jurisprudence body.
Muzammil Siddiqi, right, of the Fiqh Council of North America, speaks about the anti-terrorism fatwa, July 28, in Washington.
Taha al Alwani, chairman of the Fiqh Council of North America, believes that "the Muslim ummah |community~ only entered its current crisis after ijtihad fell into disuse and was gradually replaced by taqlid.