Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi's Statement on the Occurrence of the Heart-wrenching Terrorist Attack in Kabul

The crimes of Takfiri groups and targeted massacres in Afghanistan and particularly the recent school bomb attack which resulted in the martyrdom and injury of a large number of innocent, young schoolgirls in this holy month just because of their devotion to and following the Ahl al-Bayt ('a) have once again caused poignant distress and deep sorrow.‌

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi's Statement on the Recent Crime Perpetrated by Takfiri Groups in Pakistan

The recent crime in Bolan, Balochistan filled the hearts of the followers of the Quran as well as the devotees of the Holy Prophet (s) and his progeny throughout the world with grief and sorrow, and provoked their outrage.  ‌

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi's Message on Ayatollah Mesbah's Demise

Being an outstanding, erudite and pious scholar, he remained a staunch advocate of the Islamic government throughout his life.‌

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi's Statement in Response to French President's Insult to the Noble Prophet of Islam (s)

In recent days, the Muslim world was moved by the news of the ignorant French president's insolent sacrilege of the Noble Prophet of Islam (s), who is the epitome of Divine mercy.‌

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi's Message in the Wake of Events in Karabakh Region

In recent days, the worrying news of conflict in Karabakh region has once again touched our hearts, bringing this highly-valued part of the Muslim world to our attention.‌

His Eminence's Important Recommendations for the Blessed Day of Shaʻbān 15th

It is advisable for the people to pray to Allah on the night of the blessed day of Shaʻbān 15th [for the eradication of the new disease in the world]/the best way to appreciate the hardworking medical staff is to take their advice‌

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi's statement on General Soleimani's Martyrdom

He was a great man and a unique and insightful commander; his name will remain in the history of Islam and the world as a great general, inspiring countless others to continue on his path‌

The Statement of the Office of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi in Appreciating all the People for their Prayers for his Eminence

Thank God, due to the sincere payers of people and the continued efforts of the medical team, his eminence is recovering and getting better. Therefore, we would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all the people, both from Iran and the other countries, who were concerned for his eminence’s condition and sincerely prayed for his well-being.‌

The Statement of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi Concerning the Tragic Incidents in Kashmir: All Muslims Must Join Hands and Save Kashmir

We urge all the Muslims to quickly take actions to save their fellow Muslims from the Indian oppression, because anyone who is indifferent about this issue will be held accountable by Allah.‌

Temporary Marriage is a Last Resort in Case of Necessity not a Means of Debauchery

Dear brother! I read your speech on temporary marriage; I directly say that your speech was rather astonishing to me and it left me disgruntled and aggrieved, because I never expected you to use such a language with respect to other Islamic schools of thought. Your words were fierce and provocative, while you used to be a proponent of moderation, fairness, and reliance on compelling logic!‌

His Eminence’s Statement Regarding the Tragic Incidents of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Based on our religious obligations, we feel obligated to advise the government of the Islamic country of Azerbaijan to respect the religious sentiments of their people as well as their religious rights.‌

The letter of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi to the great Muftis and scholars of the Muslim world regarding the Necessity of Pursuing the Disaster of Mina

I hope that the Muftis of all Muslim countries as well as great Muslim scholars will j o i n us to take effective actions in this regard so as to fulfill their responsibility before Allah the Almighty.فَبَشِّرْ عِبَادِ; الَّذِينَ يَسْتَمِعُونَ الْقَوْلَ فَيَتَّبِعُونَ أَحْسَنَهُ ۚ أُولَٰئِكَ الَّذِينَ هَدَاهُمُ اللَّهُ ۖ وَأُولَٰئِكَ هُمْ أُولُو الْأَلْبَابِ‌

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi’s advice regarding the processions of Arba’een

The ceremony of Arba’een is a valuable treasure for us, for it has protected the grandeur of Islam and that of the Shiite school of thought. Therefore, it must be  appreciated as  magnificent as possible.‌

His eminence’s statement concerning the rumor regarding the confirmation of the death sentence against Ayatollah Sheikh Nimr

We advise the inexperienced Saudi officials not to further destabilize the already chaotic situation of their country by taking such vindictive and provocative actions‌

The Condolence Message of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi following the Tragic Incident of Mina

There is no end to the tears of our eyes and the pain in our hearts at this most tragic and heart-rending incident / A qualified and competent council with enough experience has to be given the job of managing the Haramayn in Mecca and Medina.‌

The First Qibla of Muslims, the Al-Aqsa Mosque is in danger; Muslims need to awaken

The duty of all Muslims of the world is that they should refrain from assenting to this humiliation and disgrace, and not to allow the Zionists to occupy the Al-Aqsa Mosque which is the first Qibla of Muslims and they must not leave the Muslims of Palestine alone.‌

The opening of the office of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi in the holy city of Medina

In order to provide religious services for the dear Hajj pilgrims, the office of  Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi sends a group of scholars as the representatives of his eminence to his office in Medina every year to answer the religious questions of the Hajj pilgrims and the clergies accompanying them.‌

The response of Sheik of Al-Azhar to the letter of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

Politicians exploit such sectarian conflicts to promote massacre, to meddle with other people’s affairs, and to disrespect the figures and the religious sanctities of various religions.‌

The Letter of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi to Dr. Ahmad Tayyeb the Sheik of Al-Azhar University

We propose to invite the prominent Sunnite and Shiite scholars to attend a scientific conference in which they can examine and discuss the most significant barriers to Islamic unity and also to determine the most crucial steps that have to be taken towards strengthening unity between different Muslim sects. Finally, the findings of this conference can be presented as binding resolutions that would be acted upon by everyone.‌

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi’s Statement regarding the Horrendous Terrorist Attack in Kuwait

We strongly condemn this unprecedented crime and condole with the families of the victims, and at the same time we warn all our Muslim brothers, both Shiites and Sunnites, and even non-Muslim people of the world not to keep silent in face of such terrible incidents.‌

His eminence’s letter to Dr. Ahmad Al Tayyeb, Head of Al-Azhar University

We believe that it is suitable, in the current conditions, that the scholars of the great Al-Azhar University follow and complete the mission of fighting Takfirism, which you began, until desirable outcomes are achieved‌

Islamic countries are devastated one after another at the hands of the so-called Muslims

It is a strange innovation that has been made in today’s world that any country, which does not like the conditions in another country, invades it without any international permit; what an insecure world they have created!‌

His eminence’s message regarding the tragic incident of the execution of a group of Christians by the ISIL

We strongly condemn this hideous crime and, at the same time, we warn the West to stop all their aids to this atrocious, barbaric group, otherwise everyone will suffer the consequences.‌

His Eminence’s Statement regarding insulting the great Prophet of Islam (pbuh)

The truth is that the western politicians have no political sense and wisdom; otherwise they would not have entered such a conflict with the world of Islam due to the atrocities of a small extremist group and would not have started such a dangerous game instead of rational thinking.‌

His eminence’s statement concerning the apprehension of Sheik Ali Salman

It was to our greatest sorrow to hear that Sheik Ali Salman has been apprehended by the Bahraini security forces. The rulers of Bahrain must be careful not to take actions that would further complicate the conditions in that country by the day.‌

Disproval of Some News

As we have been informed, the Bahraini Al Ayyaam and Al Watan newspapers have published some news stating that his eminence has announced that it is necessary for the people of Bahrain to take part in the up-coming elections; this is completely untrue.‌

His Eminence’s Statement Concerning the Zionists’ Brutal Assault on the Prayers in Al-Aqsa Mosque

It is not permissible to keep silent about the brutal assault on the Palestinian prayers and the incineration of some parts of Al-Aqsa Mosque by hundreds of Zionist soldiers.‌

Ashura is a Thorne in the Side of the Enemies of Islam

On the one hand, Ashura unifies not only the followers of the school of Ahl-al-Beit ('a), but all Muslim people and, on the other, it bestows daring and bravery on the fervent followers and fans of Imam Hussein ('a) and teaches them a lesson in rising up against tyrants.‌