The Juristic Office of the Institution of His Eminence, the late Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra) issued a statement concerning the beginning of the month of Safar 1443 H. Following is the text of the statement:
The new crescent (central conjunction) for the month of Safar 1443 H. will be born on Tuesday September 07, at 00:52 (GMT), that is 03:26, Beirut time.
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On Tuesday evening, the new crescent can be seen by the naked and the armed eye as follows: it can easily be seen by the naked eye in the northern parts of south America and the southern parts of north America. It can also be seen in the southern parts of south America and certain regions of Africa if the weather is clear and the viewer is sufficiently experienced. It can also be seen by the armed eye in certain parts of Africa (south east) and most of Europe and the Arab and Muslim and other regions.
Therefore, the beginning of the month of Safar 1443 is on Wednesday 08-09 -2021 for all these regions which we share a part of the night with , according to the jurisprudential opinion of His Eminence, the late Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra) who deems it enough to sight the crescent, whether by the naked eye or by the aid of telescopes, in any region that shares a part of the night with the regions of sighting .
We pray that Allah, The Most Exalted, would safeguard our nation and relief us and enable us to win over our enemy. He is the most Generous.