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In an aired TV program, Pope Tawadros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, said that the Coptic Orthodox Church grants divorce and the right to remarry, only to the innocent party that has been cheated on.  
Controversial discussions followed the catastrophic explosion that hit the Petrine Church in `Abassiya, Cairo, claiming the lives of 24 persons and 49 injured, on how to deal with terrorism and on what security measures should be implemented to eliminate violent attacks from their roots or at least...
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The frist part of this recording is an interview with the Archbishop of the Aremenian Church in Turkey, Mesrob Mutfayan about the state of the church and the Armenian community in Turkey. The second part is a press conference with Natig Aliyev, the Director and President of the State...
Hānī ʿIzzat, a coordinator with the Union of Personal Status Law Victims, said that rule 38 does not violate the precepts of the gospel as some have said. ʿIzzat added that rule 38 utilizes 7 justifications for divorce from the ʿIzzat gospel, saying that rule 38 had been in effect from 1938 until...
The call went out in the media, Facebook, and by text message: The Maspero Youth Union summons Copts for a mass demonstration at the cathedral to demand the church withdraw from the constituent assembly. In the end, twenty people came. Most were members of the Maspero leadership.   
Egyptian Christians are mourning the death of Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch Shinūdā III, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 88. Pope Shinūdā (August 3, 1923 - March 17, 2012) was extremely popular among millions of common Christians. A charismatic reformer and an advocate of Christian...
  A church source has revealed that Pope Shenouda III, head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, is currently examining the crisis of collective resignations from the Orthodox denomination, initiated by the Right to Live Movement at the end of last week.  
  Copts involved in the dog battle are planning a protest march in front of the Ministry of Justice for September 15, continuing with their demands for a law on civil marriage, as well requesting resignations from the Orthodox denomination sitting on the clerical council.    
"Awake and arise, Christians, we will not say it to the priests, the archbishops or the pope…we are not in a jungle" -  were chants of Copts denied remarriage. The agonized cries echoed on the stairs of the Ministry of Justice on July 8 as they protested about church laws on marriage and divorce....
“Awake and arise, Christians, we will not say it to the priests, the archbishop or the pope… we are not in a jungle” -  chants of Copts, deprived of second marriage, echoed on the stairs of the Ministry of Justice July 7 as they protested about church laws on marriage and divorce. Demonstrators...

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