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.
07/11/2021

Further Clarification About Canada – Crescent Moon of Dhu al-Hijjah 1442 A.H.

The sighting mentioned in the earlier announcement does not cover Canada except for Vancouver and Windsor.
07/10/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhu al-Hijjah, 1442 A.H.

Sunday, July 11th, 2021, will be the first day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, 1442 A.H. for most of North America.
06/10/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Dhu al-Qidah, 1442 A.H.

Saturday, June 12th, 2021 will be the first day of the month of Dhu al-Qidah, 1442 A.H. for the entire region of North America.
05/12/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Month of Shawwal, 1442 A.H.

Thursday, May 13th, 2021 will be the first day of the month of Shawwal, 1442 A.H. for the entire region of North America.
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.
04/16/2021

Clarification on the beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan 1442 A.H.

Many believers have inquired whether there was a subsequent change in the statement of the Crescent Committee, which announced the completion of the month of Sha`ban on Tuesday April 13, 2021 and Wednesday April 14 as the start of the holy month.
04/12/2021

The Crescent Moon of the Holy Month of Ramadan, 1442 A.H.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021, will be the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, 1442 A.H. for the entire region of North America.
04/11/2021

Predicting the Crescent Moon of the Month of Ramadan 1442, A.H.

According to astronomical data, the predominant possibility for the first day of the blessed month of Ramadan this year will be on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 for all regions of North America.