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The Tunisian president's call for the [permissibility] of marriages between a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man and equality in inheritance between men and women sparked a widespread heated controversy in Egypt more than any other Arab and Islamic country. 
The author discusses marriages between Muslims and Christians, drawing on the opinions of sociologists and psychologists as to why people are falling in love across religious lines and why this seems to be such a problem in Egyptian society.
The Islamic Shari’a is the main source of legislation in Egypt. It states that Islamic laws should not be applied to the personal status cases of non-Muslims. The laws of their religions are to be applied to them. However, personal status law No. 462/1955 contains nine grounds for divorce in...
Dr. Nabil Luqa Bebawi strongly objects to the new eight reasons allowing divorce [for Coptic Christians] in the regulation of al-Maglis al-Mileli [Community Council], outside of adultery. Dr. Bebawi says that these reasons are unrelated to the Bible. As an alternative to this regulation, Dr....
The Cairo Court of Appeal said that Israel is the first beneficiary of the law of khula? which can destroy the Egyptian society and its Islamic and Arabic traditions. The deputy of the patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt said that khula? is a new civil legislation not known in...
[Khul‘‘ is wife?s request for divorce in return for the dowry and gifts she had received from him]. Pope Shenouda expressed his satisfaction at the fact that the court rejected the khula? request of a Coptic wife. He said that the decision was based on the teachings of Christianity and reflected...
The Cairo Personal Status Court refused to hear the first case of khula? filed by a Christian wife. The court based its judgment on the on the commandment of the Bible that the wife should not be separated from her husband except for marital unfaithfulness. Lawyers of other Coptic wives asking...
[Khul‘‘ is wife?s request for divorce in return for the dowry and gifts she had received from him].
After Max Michel and the laymen’s conference, the Coptic Orthodox Church is facing troubles with a new dissident called Ra’ūbīl Istifanus, who established Saint Paul’s church for his new congregation the Sons of the Christ.
In a complaint made to al-Sāhil chief prosecutor, a Christian woman accused an Evangelical pastor of swindling and marrying her off to a married inspector at the National Authority for Insurance and Pensions through a pseudo-contract of marriage and unknown church’s rituals.

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