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Shia - Sunni Marriage

Q:

I m a shia boy n I love a Sunni girl. As per shariyat , to marry a girl four criterias r given n she satisfies all four criteria. My question is can I marry that Sunni girl..I truley love her n don't want to marry anyone else. Plz guide me.

A:

Salaamun Alaykum

According to the Shari'ah of Shi'i faith, it is permissible for a shia man to marry a sunni lady.

However, kindly bear in mind the challenges you could face in maintaining your faith or in the upbringing of your children should she insist on retaining her Sunni beliefs.

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