Official Reply: Celebration of Christmas by Minhaj-ul-Quran for promoting interfaith Dialogue

Abu al-Awwab Hashmi Some people having vested interests dub ceremonies organized to celebrate Christmas under the banner of Directorate of Interfaith Relations of MQI and Muslim-Christian Dialogue Forum (MCDF) as opposed to the Holy Quran and Hadith and violation of the Islamic teachings. They criticize Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri for his patronage of such functions. Responding to such objections and malicious propaganda campaign has not been the practice of MQI. However, some associates and workers of MQI are of the view that since such mentally perverted people misguide others byRead More

Can Muslims celebrate Christmas ?

Can Muslims celebrate Christmas ? Article Written by Safwan Ahmad   Q. Is it allowed for muslims to celebrate Christmas?   Ans. Yes, it’s permissible to commemorate Christmas and take part in its celebrations, provided one refrains from any activity in conflict with Islam.   Details: Technically speaking, as in many jurisprudential matters, taking part in Christmas celebrations, is an on-going debate among Islamic scholars. When there is a difference of opinion, one should follow whatever he deems correct. I’ll present both the views, you should follow whatever YOU feelRead More