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Why Illegitimate Children Do not Allow to Lead Congregational Prayer?

From the logical (ʿaqlī) and Islamic legal (sharʿī) perspective, why is it that children born out of wedlock (illegitimate children), despite the fact that they may be good people, are not allowed to lead congregational (jamāʿat) prayers?

The religious scholars (ʿulemā) and the Muslim jurists (fuqahāʾ) have stated  that: “The individual who leads the congregational prayers must possess certain traits and characteristics, and one of these is that they must be from  legitimate birth.”

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