I have one brother who wants to convert to Islam

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Date: Monday, 14th March, 2011

Category

Inviting to Islam

Title

I have one brother who wants to convert to Islam

Question

salam wa alaykum Mufti Saab

i have one brother who wants to convert to Islam but the thing is he is too attached to pork.He says he agrees to convert but he will still be eating pork at the beginning n will hope to stop it in the future. He said even if it doesn’t stop he’ll pray but won’t stop this bad habit. What should i do with him should I allow him to convert or wait till he stops this habit?

Answer

Muhtaram / Muhtaramah ,

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

You should let your brother accept Islam without any delay.

 

Eating pork is a sin in Islam. That is better than remaining in Kufr.

 

Inshallah, he will gradually give up the habit of pork through the barakah of Islam.

And Allah knows best
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