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.
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FCNA stands for Fiqh Council of North America
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Siddiqi, chairman of the Fiqh Council of North America said a burial at sea "is totally against the sacrosanct, the sacred sanctuary in Mecca," the source at the Paris Grand Mosque said.
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.
In a February 9 statement, the Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) asked that scanner software be altered to produce only an outline of the body and urged Muslim travelers to avail themselves of alternative pat-down searches.
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.
CAPTION(S): photo Photo: Muzammil Siddiqi, right, of the Fiqh Council of North America, speaks about the anti-terrorism fatwa, July 28, in Washington.