Question 74: My friend owns a printing press and he has a non-Muslim employee working for him. Sometimes, the clients ask the non-Muslim employee to photocopy some Aayaat (Qur’aanic verses) to be placed in their books. So, my friend pulled out a part from the Mus-haf (copy of the Qur’aan). Is it permissible for thenon-Muslim employee to touch a page from the Mus-haf? It is worth mentioning that he touches a page and not the whole Mus-haf. If this is not permissible, what should my friend do if the clients insist on photocopying the Aayaat while it is not permissible for a non-Muslim to touch the Mus-haf? May Allaah safeguard you and keep you in good health, Aameeen.
Answer: It is not permissible for a non-Muslim to touch the Mus-haf to photocopy some of its pages for the clients... read more here.