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Grand Ayatollah Fadhlollah on " backward thinking in Islam":
Fadlallah of Lebanon on participating in a referendum for Iraq's constitution
Fadlallah of Lebanon responds to the question: Is it for the doctor or the patient to decide about euthanasia?
Grand Ayatollah Fadhlollah responds to the question: "When may a man beat his wife? If a man beats his wife unjustly, may she beat him back?"
When may parents punish (beat) their children in order to train them?
What is Islam's position on cloning?
Ayatollah Fadlallah responds to the situation: A girl has lost her virginity as result of an accident. Given the social culture and the value it puts on virginity, may she resort a surgery to become virgin again?
Grand Ayatollah Fadhlollah responds to the question: "Are men superior to women in some issues?"
Ayatollah Fadhlollah's comments on the equality of men and women:
Grand Ayatollah Fadhlollah of Lebanon responds to the question: "May women work as a judge or a governor?"
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