Does a person who does not fast due to a chronic illness need to pay a kaffara?
No, kaffara is paid to rectify a sin. Since no sin was committed, they would need to pay a fidya, which means ‘in replacement of’ in the amount of $7 […]
Does a person with a chronic illness need to attempt to fast?
No, they don’t. Not fasting in this case is an act of worship because Allah does not want us to harm ourselves.