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The Family Law is on the top of the Parliament's agenda, in particular, after human rights defenders had described some of its provisions as “destructive for the relationships between couples in cases of divorce, khulʿ (the divorce initiated by women), and custody of children.  
In an interview with head of the Coptic Evangelical Church and director of the Church's social services (ECOSS), Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki talked on several files concerning Christians in Egypt, most notably the church building law, as well as the personal status law, among others:
Fādī Yūsuf, coordinator of Egypt's Copts Coalition, said that the new personal status clauses, which were unanimously approved by the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod led by Pope Tawadros II, provide solutions to most of the issues related to Christian families.  
Victims of Personal Status Law Coalition have renewed their rejection of solutions presented to end the controversies around the personal status law for Egyptian Christians.
Misr Al-`Arabiya portal published the memorandum signed by members of the of the Coalition of Victims of the Personal Status Law. The memorandum was submitted to the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) on what concerns the demand of the Coalition to adopt a civil marriage to be endorsed in the...
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church confirmed that the Holy Synod, including its clerical members, is the sole representative of and legislature for Copts. This came in response to a call submitted by members of the Coptic Orthodox congregation on the official website of the Church on facebook,...
Ḥāzim al-Zuhayrī, the general coordinator of the "Family Rebellion" campaign, said that a delegation of members of the campaign consisted of "three men and a grand-mother" of children that would be affected by personal status law.  
For the first time in Egypt, civil marriage is recognized by the church, and is included in the draft law on personal status for the Coptic Evangelical denomination. For many years, the churches have rejected civil marriage on the ground that it is a marriage that does not obtain the blessings of...
The occasion was marked by a ceremony at the headquarters of the Coptic Evangelical Church, and was attended by Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, with the participation of the Heads of the other member churches of the Council: Rev. André Zaki, head of...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and head of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod, revealed the Church's intention to submit the Unified Law Place of Worship for approval by the House of Representatives, prior to the Personal Status Law.

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