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The Cairo Center for Development prasied an administrative judge’s ruling requiring children of ‘Urfī marriages to be registered temporarily with the father’s name until a judge makes final ruling regarding the paternity of the child. The Center explained its praise saying that the ruling follows...
The conflict between the Copts over personal status laws entered a new phase as many are beginning to resort to ‘Urfī marriages in light of the difficulties many face in getting divorces. Coptic jurists consider ‘Urfī marriage adultery which therefore guarantees no rights to either the husband or...
The Association of Victims of Personal Status for Orthodox Copts rejected lawsuit 28032 filed by Pope Tawāḍrūs which challenges an administrative court’s ruling that compels the Church to permit Christians to marry a second time. The Pope’s lawsuit seeks to nullify the administrative court’s decree...
Tāreq Ramadān, a lawyer specializing in personal status cases, has announced his intention to file a lawsuit demanding the Ministry of Justice to disclose the figures of Coptic divorce court cases since 2008 when late Pope Shenouda permitted divorce solely on the ground of adultery.
The Coptic Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Churches will meet with the Ministry of Justice (Author's note: the newspaper did not name the person they are meeting) on May 12, 2013, to discuss a civil marriage proposal to include a new chapter suited to Christian needs (Sarah Hāmid, al-Misrīyūn,...
In a statement disclosed to Misr Al-`Arabiya, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, said that the personal status law draft for the 3 denominations of Egypt's Christians currently in preparation will not be unilateral.
The Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church unanimously endorsed a 5-year couple separation, instead of the current permissible 3 years, as reason to annul the bonds of marriage.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark inaugurated on Sunday the third seminar of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.  Titled “Church Services and The Coptic Family”, the seminar reviewed a number of papers, including the personal...
Hānī `Ezzat, founder of the Association of the victims of the personal status law of the Copts, said that parliamentarian sources informed him that President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi had asked Pope Tawadros of the Coptic Orthodox Church to speed up discussions on a unified personal status law for...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See Of St. Mark set February 28 as date to draft the personal status law in a meeting with the Holy Synod. The meeting was scheduled for November, but had to be postponed due to the floods that hit the Anba Bishōy monastery in Wādi al-...

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