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On Thursday, April 11, the heads of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Churches held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St. Mark Cathedral in ʿAbāssiyya in the hopes of ending the harmful personal status crisis.  The meeting was presided over by Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch ...
Representative Karīm Darwīsh, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the House of Representatives, received Armenia's Ambassador to Cairo, Karen Krikorian, on Wednesday.
Nabīl Ghabriyyāl, a Coptic lawyer in cassation, called on church representatives, who recently met to discuss the new personal status bill for non-Muslims (the new family law for Copts), to draw up a text organizing the distribution of inheritance for Christians.   
The Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Saḥar Naṣr met today with a delegation from the Republic of Cyprus headed by the Cypriot Parliamentary Speaker Demetris Syllouris. The delegation includes the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Invest Cyprus Michalis Michael and a number...
Yesterday, many MPs came waving the flags of Egypt under the dome of Parliament in order to vote on the constitutional amendments.
In an earlier statement, MP Maysa ʿAtwa (Secretary of the Parliament’s Manpower Committee) said that the Egyptian women gained many of their rights under President al-Sīsī and became of concern to the political leadership.
MP Sharʿī Ṣāliḥ expressed his approval of the proposed constitutional amendments. As a result, Parliament Speaker ʿAlī ʿAbd al-ʿĀl praised his vision, particularly with regard to allocating 25 percent of the parliamentary seats to women.
Dr. Usāma al-ʿAbd, Chairman of the Religious Affairs and Endowments Committee in the House of Representatives, received on Monday morning, Dr. Per Axel Frelenksdorf, Deputy Ambassador at the Embassy of Sweden in Cairo, and Joachim Bergström, special envoy of the Organization of Islamic...
The House of Representatives will discuss constitutional amendments on the 16th and 17th of April. Women MPs presented to the House of Representatives how women benefit from the constitutional amendments.   
After 57 years of demands by the Coptic Orthodox Church to the state for the adoption of a unified personal status law, the Christian communities finally agreed on a draft law, to solve the Coptic crisis of “divorce and the second marriage.”  

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