26. Pope Shenouda: We did not fight the state in the issue of second marriage

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26. Pope Shenouda: We did not fight the state in the issue of second marriage

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Year: 
2010
Week: 
29
Article number: 
26
Article pages: 
1
Date of source: 
July 16, 2010
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Not Mentioned
Reviewer: 
Hanī Labīb Ishāq
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Pope Shenouda defends the church’s stance on the issue of a civil state and personal status affairs.  Pope Shenouda confirms that the both church believes in, and respects the civil state, as well as the civil state respects religions.

He denies rumors that the Coptic Church undermines the establishment of the civil state with regard to the recent issue of personal status, adding that marriage a purely religious affair.