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The birds of darkness have returned to flap their wings once again, in an attempt to stop the wheel of progress in this country [of Egypt]; the occasion is the draft of the new Personal Status Law, that tries to lift some burdens off the Egyptian woman. Last week was the rage week of extremists,...
Dr. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa is regarded as a member of the Islamic movement. In this article (the first of a series) he discusses in an interview the relationship between Islam and politics. He calls for true democracy and fair elections. He also urges Muslims wanting to effect political change to...
The article discusses to what extent the civil court is affected by the judgment of the Mufti concerning death penalties. The Mufti responds to questions.
In an exclusive interview, Pope Shenouda III speaks frankly to Al-Ahram Weekly about the national role of the Church, the new draft Personal Status law, and other controversial issues.
An overview of the position of Copts in Egypt.
The state honored the Coptic writer, Counselor Edward Ghali El-Zahabi, former Chief of the Court of State (hai’it Qadaya el-Dawla), an authority on the study of the rights of non-Muslims in an Islamic society, and a former member of the People’s Assembly, on the occasion of the Holy Mulid of the...
Dr. Sufi Abu-Taleb became the chairman of the Egyptian Parliament in a very important period of Egyptian history, during which he discussed ways to apply Islamic jurisprudence to Egyptian law . In this interview he expresses his views on Islamic sharia, Jerusalem and other topics.
If Copts do not agree on using the Canon Law of the Coptic Orthodox Church for inheritance issues, they can resort to the Sharia, Islamic law. Many, writes Rose el-Yousef, do.


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