08/16/2022

Statement on the Targeted Killing of Shia Muslims in New Mexico

The Council of Shia Muslim Scholars in North America expresses its deepest sympathies to the victims' families and strongly condemns and decries this targeted attack at the hands of an extremist who reportedly harbored hate and prejudice toward Shia Muslims. 
06/21/2022

Condolences on the Passing of His Excellency Dr. Ahmad Mahdawi Damghani

The Council of Shia Scholars of North America mourns the demise of one of our most senior scholars, Allamah Dr. Ahmad Mahdavi Damghani
06/15/2022

Condolences on the Passing of His Eminence, Shaykh Abbas Mesbahzadeh

The Council of Shia Scholars of North America mourns the demise of one of its senior members, Hujjatul Islam Wal Muslimeen Allamah Shaykh Abbas Mesbahzadeh
03/05/2022

Statement Regarding the Mosque Attack in Peshawar, Pakistan

Statement from the Office of Ayatullah al-Sistani Regarding the Mosque Attack in Peshawar, Pakistan In the Name of God, the […]
02/01/2022

Condolences on the Passing of Grand Ayatullah Shaykh Lutfullah Safi

With sad hearts, today, the seminaries lost one of its distinguished jurists, Grand Ayatullah Shaykh Lutfullah Safi, in the holy city of Qom.
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.