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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.”  
Yesterday, the leaders of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical and Episcopal churches met at the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in al-‘Abbasīa with the legal advisors for discussing the articles of the new Personal Status Law for Egypt’s Christians.   
Pope Tuwadrus II held a meeting with the Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrahim Ishaq and the President of the Evangelical Community in Egypt Andrīa Zakī at St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abbasīa for discussing a unified draft for the Personal Status law of Christians.   
Counselor Yūsuf Ṭalʿat, legal representative of the Evangelical Church, revealed the details of the meeting of the heads of the Egyptian churches at the papal headquarters at the Cathedral of St. Mark's in ʿAbbāsiyya.
“Divorce is granted only in the case of adultery”—This is the solution the Coptic Constitution offers those who are affected by personal status crises and seek separation and divorce.  The late Pope Shinūda III issued a regulation in 2008 that expanded the reasons for divorce to two: adultery...
It's been five years since Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, started his papacy. During this term, he was keen to introduce multiple changes in the church system.
The Administrative Court witnessed yesterday, January 1 the withdrawal of a lawsuit filed by a Coptic citizen against the Coptic Orthodox Bishop Pachomius, the acting Patriarch, and Father Yūhannā ‘Atá of Mār Jirjis Church (Saint George Church). The plaintiff claimed damages after the Church had...
  With an agreement achieved surrounding the first articles of the law, and disagreement surrounding the resultant consequences, the meeting between various Christian sects on the project of a unified personal status code came to an end. The meetings and the various sects’ public...
The Coptic woman's ambition never ends; she is tireless, and never gives up trying to get her rights, especially in facing the church’s legacy of dominance over women’s affairs.
The Family Law is on the top of the Parliament's agenda, in particular, after human rights defenders had described some of its provisions as “destructive for the relationships between couples in cases of divorce, khulʿ (the divorce initiated by women), and custody of children.  


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