Day Questions

Is it possible to have a permanent marriage with a follower of the Christian faith, or is only temporary marriage permissible with them?

It is permissible to marry a Christian wife temporarily and permanently. Marrying her permanently is invalid without the permission of the Muslim wife if he is married to one.

If someone intentionally does not fast, does he have to pay Kaffara as well as making up for the fast later?

If they broke their fast knowing that they were obligated to fast then they must pay the Kaffara and make up the lapsed days. In addition to that, if they did not make up the missed days until the next Ramadan, then they must pay 900 grams of dates, wheat, floor, rice, lentils and the like to the needy people for every day that has not been made up.