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The increase in the number of the Coptic wives filing lawsuits before the court to get permission to remarry has led to annulling the ecclesiastical regulation that states that the wife whose husband is missing has to wait for 30 years for her husband before she is able to remarry. The article...
Dr. Abdel Sabour Shahin explained that he agreed with Sheikh Al-Qaradawi’s fatwa that allows non-Muslim women who have converted to Islam to stay with their still non-Muslim husbands. He said that fatwas that make people afraid of converting to Islam should not be issued and that converting to...
Five lawsuits were brought by and against Priest Salib Matta Saweris because of crossing out his name from the list of the candidates for the labor seat in Al-Mahmasha district. Although the court’s sentences in the five cases were in his interest, nothing was implemented; the elections ran and...
Dr. Abdel-Mo’ti Bayoumi expressed the opinion that giving fatwas to Muslims, regarding their personal and general affairs is not limited to the Mufti and that all scholars share this with him. The Mufti believes that all Muslim scholars are allowed to give fatwas, but there are guidelines. He said...
Archpriest Salib Matta Saweris said that the expelled monk committed sins and should be punished according to Egyptian criminal law as any Egyptian citizen. He denied that his crime took place in the monastery or that some emigrant Copts were behind what was published in Al-Nabaa. He believed that...
Counselor Naguib Gabriel Michael said that he started a lawsuit against Pope Shenouda and the Minister of Interior for manipulating the Milli Council elections. Archpriest Salib Matta Saweris, whom he accused of using his spiritual position to influence the voters will, asked why he did not object...
The State Council is looking into the case filed by Naguib Gibra’il Michael versus Pope Shenouda and the Minister of Interior. The case may result in cancellation of the results of the last Milli Council elections for legal violations.
The Sheikh of the Azhar dismissed a professor in the faculty of Usul El-Din [fundamentals of religion] and a member in the Azhar Scholars Front. He considered that what the professor wrote in one of the newspapers was a defamation of his character and objected to his decisions. The author wonders...
The Southern Cairo Court found Professor Yehia Ismail Hablush, secretary general of the [Azhar] Scholars Front, not guilty in the case in which his opponent the Grand Sheikh of the Azhar accused him of defamation.
The priest of the Hanging Church said that the State gives no allocation to the Church, which is only funded by the donations of its children. He denied that emigrant Copts send lots of money to the Egyptian Church. The pastor of the Church of Ain Shams said that the financial affairs of the Church...
The incident began on November 17, 1998. G.K.B. filed a warning request against M.L.G. of applying to his rented Beit El-Ta’a [literally means, house of obedience. It is the husband’s house to which a woman, in a case of unlawful desertion, must return]. Based on that request, the defendant filed...
Subtitles: ? Does God accept repentance through the mobile phone? ? Emigrant Copts confess their sins to Pope Shenouda over international telephone lines. ? There are fears that the Coptic telephone line will be exploited for the benefit of the excommunicated. After putting into action the idea of...
Who is behind ignoring the opinion of the Mufti of Egypt [an official who gives his religious opinions based on Islamic law and logical measurement] in the matter of the novel "A Banquet for the Seaweed"? Why was he silent? Why did the government not ask his opinion, although it has asked the...
After recounting the consequences of publishing the novel "A Banquet for Seaweed", the writers expose their conversation with Sheikh Abu Al-Wafa Agor, the General Secretary of the Islamic Researches complex, in which he give his opinion concerning the events of the "Banquet".
All this commotion began when some of the great Azhar scholars were brought before disciplinary councils because of their attitudes towards the policy of the Azhar and its Sheikh. Dr. Abd Al-Mo'ti Bayoumi said that the people who brought suits against their colleagues do not have the ability to...
An autobiography of the phenomenal preacher. The translator added the references to many other articles which appeared about sheikh Sha’arawi in the Egyptian press.
Questions are raised about whether or not the Sheik Al-Azhar is liable to questioning how is he chosen.

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