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Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
After 57 years of demands by the Coptic Orthodox Church to the state for the adoption of a unified personal status law, the Christian communities finally agreed on a draft law, to solve the Coptic crisis of “divorce and the second marriage.”  
The Official Spokesperson of the Coptic Catholic Church Hanī Bakhūm revealed the details of the meeting held by the leaders of the Christian denominations in the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of ‘Abbassīa attended by the legal advisers of all the denominations to reach a unified draft for...
There are currently intensive moves made by the Parliament and various state institutions towards the finalization of a personal status law draft in order to control the family disintegration and maintain the stability in society.  MP Muhammad Fūad said that the existing Personal Status Law no...
Pope Tuwadrus II held a meeting with the Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrahim Ishaq and the President of the Evangelical Community in Egypt Andrīa Zakī at St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abbasīa for discussing a unified draft for the Personal Status law of Christians.   
“Get out and vote!” “Make your voice heard!”  “Vote ‘yes’ to the constitutional amendments!”  “Make your vote counts!” These slogans, placed alongside Egyptian flags, currently adorn the country’s streets and roundabouts and call for citizens to participate in the referendum on constitutional...
Ghādā Wālī, Minister of Social Solidarity, said that a new law had been drafted to replace Law 70 of 2017 in order to facilitate the government’s goal to strengthen community-based work and social development. She explained that the final draft meets most of the concerns of community-based...
The people of Harbit village in Sharqiya governorate held a reconciliation meeting with the son of Ismaīl Shihātah, the Shi’ite leader, who was killed in Abū Nimris last month, and his Salafī neighbor. The Salafī groups in the city denied that the brawls had any relation to religious doctrines (...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II has announced his plans to form a council to facilitate divorce and remarriage by the end of April. The plan includes various procedures such as providing easy access to legal and social workers, clerical councils to help the families, the introduction of the...

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