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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 Supreme Administrative Court issues a final ruling in the case of Copts’ second marriage on May 29.
Andrew and Mario Ramsis are 15-year-old Christian-born twins whose father converted to Islam two years. The twins rejected officially being considered as Muslims and have fought to remain Christians. On 26 September the Council of State, Egypt’s highest administrative court, will be hear the twin’s...
A Christian born woman is accused of distorting official documents. Both Shādyā al-Sīsī and her mother did not know about her father’s accidental conversion. Shādyā is accused of changing her religion on official papers.
The Egyptian press continues to devote attention to the different reactions to the Supreme Administrative Court ruling allowing Christian divorcees to remarry. The church rejected the ruling and considered it against the Bible and church codes. Some authors highlighted the tragic influence of the...
Ranā Mamdūh reports that the Administrative Judicial Court, headed by Counselor Muhammad al-Husaynī, the deputy head of the State Council, decided to adjourn the judgment in 12 lawsuits filed by Christian converts to Islam.
The Supreme Administrative Court in Egypt issued a controversial ruling that guarantees Christian divorcees the right to a second marriage. The Coptic Orthodox Church rejects the ruling and declares that there is no authority on Earth that can oblige the church to go against their conscience....

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