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“Excommunication is the worst threat for Muslim world.”


Friday prayer leader of Marivan, in Iran’s Kurdistan Province, denounced Takfir (excommunication) movements and demanded for expansion of cautions on the deviate move among the youths.

Mamusta Mostafa Shirzadi, prominent Sunni cleric from Marivan in an exclusive interview with Taqrib News Agency (TNA) said although man has made the greatest scientific advancements, he is in the most urgent need of justice and unity.

He added,” We Muslims, from any denomination and group, have to maintain our unity because it is in the light of solidarity that we can dominate our problems.”

Friday prayer leader of Marivan reiterated that due to solidarity among all Islamic denominations in Iran we are witness to increasing honor of Iran in different arenas and this has turned Iran into a practical example of Islamic proximity among different Islamic schools of thought.

Mamusta Shirzadi expressed regret that enemies are funding movements which lead the younger generation towards extremist and Takfiri groups and added,” Takfir has not been approved by any Islamic leader and no one has ever been excommunicated by great Muslim figures.”

Renowned cleric from Kurdistan Province also referred to the mission of leaders and scholars in regards to enlightening the youths against influence of Takfiri movements and demanded for expansion of the lifestyle of Ahlul Bayt (AS), household of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), and also warning against threats of Takfir among the youths.

Mamusta Shirzadi called Takfir as the biggest threat for the world of Islam and urged for more solidarity among all Islamic denominations.

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