Seeking the help of Christian priests to treat people possessed of excessive fear

Question 303: What is the Islaamic ruling on seeking the help of Christian priests to treat cases of people suffering from excessive fear, or to read over a person or an animal bitten by a wild dog?

Answer: It is not permissible to seek treatment from Kaafirs (disbelievers) except for medical matters, such as surgery and prescribing lawful medications. Nevertheless, treatment by reciting certain Du`aa’s (supplications) is impermissible, unless done by a faithful, committed Muslim of sound `Aqeedah (creed)... read more here.

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