Fatwaa ID: 694
Assalamalykum is it permissible for a child to visit a church on school educational trip
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
It is not clear what your child’s age is nor who his teachers are. A young child is easily affected by what he sees and is told. Thus, unless there is proper guidance and chaperoneship from an upright Muslim teacher, you should not allow your child to take part in these educational trips to houses of worship. You should also voice your concerns to the school board.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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