09/28/2021

Condolences on the Passing of His Eminence, Syed Tilmizul Hasanain Rizvi

With great sadness and sorrow, The Council of Shia Scholars of North America grieves the demise of one of its senior members, Hujjatul Islam Wal Muslimeen, Maulana Syed Tilmizul Hasanain Rizvi
09/04/2021

Statement of Condolence and Sympathy on the Passing of the Eminent Marj’a Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem

The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America offers its condolences to all believers on the passing of Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem
07/15/2021

An Important Advice Regarding Misuses of “The Power of Religious Authority to Perform Divorce (Talaq al-Hakim al-Shari)”

Incidents of misuse of the divorce by al-hakim al-shar‘i have been increasingly reported by many community members.
04/30/2021

Statement Regarding Inaccurate Moonsighting.com Post

The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America was notified of an incorrect attribution made by the Moonsigthing.com website pertaining to the sighting of the crescent moon of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
07/27/2020

Important Guidelines From the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America for Conducting Muharram 1442 Programs

We are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and therefore, we cannot ignore the ongoing spread of the coronavirus and its dire implications on our communities in North America. 
06/02/2020

Statement from the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America on the Killing of George Floyd and the Importance of Confronting Racism

We all have a responsibility to stand up against all forms of injustice whether it be fueled by racism or any other evil through peaceful and constructive means.
03/25/2020

Advice of the Secretary-General of the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America Regarding Coronavirus

In his advice to the Muslim community, Sayyid Mohammad Rizvi refers to the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19) as a test from God and underscores the importance of paying heed to the directives of the health officials during this troubled time.
03/11/2020

Advisory Announcement by the Council of Shia Muslim Scholars of North America regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the spread of this potentially dangerous virus in some North American cities, it is religiously incumbent upon everyone to take all possible measures to prevent its spread.
05/24/2019

Statement on the importance of safeguarding and preserving the environment

As we observe the sacred month of Ramadan, please draw your attention to the following important issues that we should all consider a religious obligation.