Having sexual intercourse with one’s wife during the daytime in Ramadaan and delaying the Kaffaarah

Question: A man had sexual intercourse with his wife during the daytime in Ramadaan. He knew the Fatwaa (legal opinion issued by a qualified Muslim scholar) about this from the people of knowledge but he could not find a Muslim slave to free and he could not fast. The only option he has now is to feed the needy. This took place three years ago. Is he sinful because he delayed making up for this day and is there a required Kaffaarah (expiation)?

Answer: If a man has sexual intercourse with his wife in the daytime in Ramadaan, he is obliged to make up for it and to observe the Kaffaarah, which is to emancipate a Muslim slave. If this is not possible, he is to fast two successive months… read more here.

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