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The “Copts’ right to divorce” movement is calling for the “necessary” adoption of a personal status law, which would shatter the deadlock of the church law, and would be applied it to all Copts without discrimination. The movement has called for a demonstration this coming Thursday in front on the...
 The group "Support Copts in getting a divorce" is leaning towards establishing an assembly for the group, and sends a letter to the minister of justice requesting that he legislate a civil law for Copts.   
The article highlights the controversial judgment of second marriage for Copts. The judgment of second marriage of Copts raised a crisis between the Supreme Administrative Court and the Supreme Institutional Court when the latter repealed the judgment. The Council of State's counselor believes that...
This article was first published in: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2011/marchweb-only/behindegyptrevolution.html Editor AWR: Paul-Gordon Chandler gives a good picture of Christian and Muslim cooperation which does exist but he neglects the negative examples and thus his presentation has...
Pope Shenouda III’s lawyer, Ramses al-Najjār, denied the Church’s alleged disapproval of the Supreme Administrative Court’s ruling in favor of Hānī Wasfī, obliging the Pope to issue permits for Copts to remarry. He explained that although the Supreme Administrative Court turned down the writ...
This article highlights a symposium at the Yūnān Labīb Center for Historical Studies, discussing the unified personal status law for non-Muslims.
This article introduces further documents that record the conflict between the Church and the State during the 1980s.  
In this article, the author introduces documents that record the conflict between the Church and  State during the 1980s.  
This article defends the Church against attacks it faced after it declared its refusal to implement the court decision giving permission for divorcees to remarry.
Councilor Ahmed Shams has been responsible for some of the most significant rulings throughout the last 40 years in which he has been a member of the judiciary. The most recent of these ruling is Copts' right to second marriage, a matter with which Pope Shenouda III refuses to comply. Key Words:...

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