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Lawyer of the Coptic Catholic Church Jamīl Halīm, confirmed that the committee preparing draft law on personal status for non-Muslims, had excluded the clauses on adoption that is recognized in Christianity, as well as the clauses on inheritance legislation, as such is contrary to Islamic law,...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, said that the personal status file has many problems. The Church Canon Law on matrimony is based on Jesus Christ's teaching, when he says: “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his...
There has been more than one call to demonstrate in the Cathedral, and for various reasons, and the thorny issue of personal status remains one of the most prominent that leads protesters to gather to solve it. However, despite the large number of calls to demonstrate in the Cathedral, the last of...
The Mellī Council of Coptic Evangelical Churches has approved the draft of the personal status law after the cancellation of some of the amendments that the churches had opposed, including the civil marriage clause. The expansion of causes of divorce has also been canceled and has been limited to...
Dr. Yūsri Al-`Azbāwī, the researcher at Al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies and Head of the Democratic Transition Program in the Elections Forum, confirmed that legislation governing services are the priorities of the House of Representatives, which started its first session today.
In an interview with Al-Ahram newspaper, Counselor Munsif Najīb Sulīmān, legal advisor to the Coptic Church, discussed a number of important Church-related issues. The Houses of Worship law featured prominently in the discussion. 
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights has prepared a new draft personal status law, and will hold a number of sessions for discussion. The Center says that it took two full years to prepare the new draft law.
In his interview with Al-Waṭan, Anba  Bimen, Bishop of Naqādah and Qūs in Qena and the official on charge of the Crisis Management Committee of the Orthodox Church and the ecclesial relations between Egypt and Ethiopia, is celebrating his 25th anniversary of ordination in the next month. He spoke...
Egypt's Cabinet today amended some provisions of the Law No. 25/1929 on the Personal Status for Muslims that was amended by the Law No. 2/2006.
Cairo - A widespread debate between the three Egyptian Churches (Orthodox, Evangelical, and Catholic) has ensued around the preparations of the Personal Status Law draft for Egyptian Christians, in the hope to present it to Parliament during the new session and have it officially passed, in the...

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