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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. 
Pope Tawadrōs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, commented on the divorce crisis among the Christians, stressing that the responsibility of forming a family is the responsibility of the individuals. “We are always raising the awareness of future generations on the...
Ashraf Anīs, founder of the “Right to Life” movement, demanding the right to divorce and remarriage for Copts, considers the new draft law settled on by the Evangelical congregation, discussed with the other Christian denominations in Egypt, and presented to the House of Representatives, as blatant...
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.  

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