On the permissibility of marriage between a Shiite man and a Sunni woman:

Fatwa, posted 4.22.2010, from Iran, in:
Religious Authority: 
Abdolkarim Mousavi-Ardabili
Fatwa Question or Essay Title: 
On the permissibility of marriage between a Shiite man and a Sunni woman:

Marriage between a Shiite man and a Sunni woman is permitted. However, a Shiite woman had better not marry a Sunni man if she can marry a Shiite man.

[For contrasting opinions, search: marriage: choice of spouse.]

سؤال : ازدواج با اهل سنت چه حكمي دارد؟ جواب : ازدواج مرد شيعه با زن سني، اشكال ندارد، ولي دختر شيعه چنانچه امكان ازدواج با مرد شيعه داشته باشد، بهتر است با مرد شيعه ازدواج كند.