"We do both, if it's Eid, the children fast, but maybe not the whole of Ramadan." Inter-faith couples can gain support from the Inter-faith Marriage Network, they meet every few months in London and also have a strong online community.
The Christian Muslim Forum, an organisation that promotes a better understanding between Muslims and Christians, has also recently produced ethical guidelines to help faith leaders give pastoral support.
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When two planes hit the World Trade Centre on 9/11 in 2001, Heather Al-Yousuf says she felt sick when her husband suggested they recite the opening Sura from the Koran.
"I had this gut feeling, no I don't want to go there, I feel sick at the whole thing about Islam.
"There are quite a lot of Catholic-Muslim couples, and Catholics from quite a strong Catholic background meeting a Muslim from a strong Muslim background. According to figures from the 2001 census, more than 4% of married Muslims are in an inter-faith marriage in England and Wales.
"It is not my place, to tell a Muslim woman, no you can not marry, obviously she knows in her heart as a Muslim woman it is forbidden in Islam for her to marry a Christian man," he says."I suppose, when the chips are down, that's the religious experience that you want to hand on to your children, regardless of what else," says Mrs Al-Yousuf.The Al-Yousuf's decided to bring up their children in both religions.When a young person decides to get married, the following steps often take place: This type of focused courtship helps ensure the strength of the marriage by drawing upon family elders' wisdom and guidance in this important life decision.Family involvement in the choice of a marriage partner helps assure that the choice is based not on romantic notions, but rather on a careful, objective evaluation of the compatibility of the couple.