18.08.2010 - Algeria launches online fatwa bank
From Alarabiya.net: As part of a plan to fight the uncontrolled influx of religious edicts, the Algerian Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs launched an online fatwa bank that covers the most common issues that preoccupies Muslims. The recent prevalence of T.V. shows that issue fatwas to callers inquiring about a variety of issues, also called 'satellite fatwas,' raised concerns in the Algerian government about unqualified clerics who issue controversial edicts that often confuse Muslims and at times might incite sedition..............................................Full Article: Source
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