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Bishop Antōnios `Azīz of the Gīza Coptic Catholic Diocese confirmed that Egypt's Council of Churches has not yet met to reach a consensus on a unified personal status law proposal for all five Churches, stressing that the Council's last meeting on this issue was last year.
Egypt’s Christian denominations are close to a consensus over regulations that would govern divorce, remarriage and adoption, which have been at the center of a longtime standoff between clerics and communions, according to a church source.
The identity of Muslim women in post-colonial Egypt has largely been marginalized in the transition to modernity.
The Coptic Orthodox Church is seeking to have the unified personal status law for non-Muslims passed as soon as possible, official sources from the papal office said. The move is intended to prevent a possible crisis between the Church and the judiciary and to address the problem of Copts seeking a...
Sanne Lundberg’s thesis was about the strong Coptic Christian perception of being discriminated, the interplay of this belief with religious beliefs, as well as
Pope Shenouda accepts all the items of the status law project for non-Muslims and a sectarian argument about adoption.  
Pope Shenouda insisted that the Secular Copts group who recently proposed a draft personal status law neither represents the Coptic Orthodox people nor the Church. 
The article highlights the controversial judgment of second marriage for Copts. The judgment of second marriage of Copts raised a crisis between the Supreme Administrative Court and the Supreme Institutional Court when the latter repealed the judgment. The Council of State's counselor believes that...
Egypt’s Administrative Court has upheld a previous ruling requiring that the Coptic Orthodox Church issue remarriage licenses for divorcees. Presiding judge Kamāl Lam‘ī rejected the two appeals because he says they failed to provide any convincing reason to overturn the prior ruling, which was...
Munsif Sulaymān, the representative of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the legal committee of the Ministry of Justice, said that the Personal Status Law for Christians is ready, and has been approved by the ministry following its approval by Pope Shenouda III. He says that the final step would be an...

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