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Under late Pope Kirillus (Cyril) VI of Alexandria, personal status problems of those who sought and were unable to obtain marriage permits disappeared because of his approach that upheld the application of the spirit of the biblical text, not its literal interpretation. Due to his insightful...
Jayson Casper reports from a press conference held by Pope Shenouda dealing with the recent controversy over remarriage. Shenouda reiterates his statement that the Coptic Orthodox Church will refuse to implement the Supreme Administrative Court ruling obliging the church to remarry divorcees. 
Dr. Nabīl Lūqā Bibāwī thinks that passing a 1979 bill, that has been recognized by the three churches in Egypt, seems to be the only way to end the contradiction between the church and the court.
Pastor Ikrām Lam‘ī discusses the rules of marriage and divorce in the church. He argues that Jesus Christ did not establish a system of legislations but had general principles that was in the favor of Man. He cites the Biblical texts in this response distinguished different classes of Christians...
The article reviews a four-article series published in the daily al-Ahrār on a recent book by Max Michel Hannā – known as Bishop Maximus – on his personal experience with leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church, as well as his so-called reformatory tendency.
Rose al-Yousuf interviews the head of the Washington-based U.S. Copts Association (USCA), Michael Munīr, who expresses his point of view on a number of issues, including the recent suspension of the activities of the U.S. Republican Institute, the demands of Egyptian judges and the strong...
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