His Eminence, Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem, receives the Romanian Ambassador in Iraq

His Eminence, Al-Sayyid Al-Hakeem, receives the Romanian Ambassador in Iraq

His Eminence, Grand Ayatollah Al-Sayyid Mohammed Saeed Al-Hakeem received the Ambassador of Romania in Baghdad, Mr. Iacob Prada, with his aides.

His Eminence advised on the importance of communication between communities, distant from political and personal motives, in order to embed great human values with societies, and to enable cooperation.

His Eminence also spoke of the role of Marji'iyyah and its complete independence, and its relationship with different levels of society.

The respected guest, Mr. Prada, expressed his gratitude in being able to visit Najaf and meet his Eminence, and he praised the fatherly role of Marji'iyyah for the Iraqi people and beyond.

Day Questions

I am a married woman, is there any form of birth control that I am permitted to use in order to prevent pregnancy?

There are two scenarios, Firstly: if childbirth will cause bodily harm, it is permissible to disable the reproductive system even if this is permanent in order to alleviate the harm. Secondly: it is permissible to temporarily disable the reproductive system, even if childbirth does not cause any bodily harm. However, if this involves prohibited exposing or touching of the body then it is not permissible except if there is a conventional necessity that requires this.

I live with my mother; I have not lived away from home without my mother ever. What does Islam say about living away from home?

Living with the mother is not obligatory, but you should communicate with her through available means and visit her when possible.