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Representatives of Egypt’s Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches officially submitted a draft of the personal status law for Christians in Egypt to Sharīf al-Shādhilī, advisor to Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī.  Now the government will hand it over to parliament, so it can become law.
Bishop Bākhūm, official spokesperson for the Catholic Church, said that the Catholic Church in Egypt finished the personal status law for Copts and that it has been handed over to Pope Tawāḍrūs II so that it can be handed over to parliament afterwards.  Bishop Bākhūm added that the Catholic Church...
Christian denominations behind the controversy over the "personal status" law We do not want a slanderous or offensive media. We will raise a case to appeal on the investigation of the "Lady of the Vineyard" case Christian students are forced to memorize Qur'an and prophetic traditions I agree to...
  In spite of the recent affinity between Muslims and Christians, as well as the previous rapprochement between the Egyptian Christian communities, the recent dispute between Egyptian churches raised questions about Christian fundamentalism and its negative impact as a stumbling block in the face...
A Coptic Church source has said that there is a general trend towards unifying the personal status law valid for all the Christian denominations by taking into consideration their differences on what concerns marriage and divorce. 
Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki head of the Egyptian Evangelical Church will lead a Church delegation tomorrow, Wednesday, to meet Pope Tawadros II in the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.
The German Catholic organization Missio asked Arab-West Report about Migration, dialogue and socio-pastoral challenges for Christians in Egypt. Father Douglas May, MM, A U. S. Catholic priest’s perspective based on 18 of the last 30 years in Egypt.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...
Pope Shenouda, the controversial yet beloved head of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt, passed away on Saturday after 40 years of leading and reforming the ancient Christian communion. His death complicates the uncertain position of Orthodox believers—who represent 90 percent of Egyptian...
Pope Shenouda insisted that the Secular Copts group who recently proposed a draft personal status law neither represents the Coptic Orthodox people nor the Church. 

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