Please provide the reference of the incident of ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) entering Baytul Maqdis and refusing to read Salah inside a church.



This incident is cited in Tarikh Ibn Khaldun. I have not come across a chain of narrators for this incident and therefore cannot verify the authenticity.

(Tarikh Ibn Khaldun, pg. 437. Also see: Sahih Bukhari, before Hadith: 434)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


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