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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-...
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...
A group of Egyptian Copts protested in Cairo on Thursday, demanding the annulment of church-sanctioned divorce regulations, and calling instead for civil marriage legislation.  
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

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