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The Official Spokesperson of the Coptic Catholic Church Hanī Bakhūm revealed the details of the meeting held by the leaders of the Christian denominations in the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of ‘Abbassīa attended by the legal advisers of all the denominations to reach a unified draft for...
Jamīl Halīm, the Catholic Church’s legal advisor, said that the transfer of the project of Coptic Personal Status laws to the government would be complete by mid-May next year. This will pave the way toward submitting it to the House of Representatives.
There are currently intensive moves made by the Parliament and various state institutions towards the finalization of a personal status law draft in order to control the family disintegration and maintain the stability in society.  MP Muhammad Fūad said that the existing Personal Status Law no...
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.
Before the Coptic Orthodox altar lot that decided the new Coptic Orthodox Pope, candidates for the Coptic Orthodox papal seat promised to take care of hanging issues in the Church. 
In an interview to al-Misrī al-Yawm newspaper, Bayāḍī stressed that it is not acceptable under any justification to displace Copts from their original areas in Egypt, adding Copts are citizens of this nation and enjoy rights.
Nādir al-Sirafī, a spokesman for the 1938 Copts League, which advocates divorce and remarriage in Christianity, called  for applying the Islamic sharī’ah on all Egyptians in personal status affairs, asserting the importance of having a general law applicable to all Egyptians without exception.
The 1938 Copts League, which advocates divorce and remarriage for Christians, submitted a request to the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt not to violate the Islamic sharī’ah that guaranteed for Christians the right to have recourse to it. [Shādyah Yūsuf, al-Ahrām, Oct. 13...
The Family Court refused to grant the first ‘detached’ [monsalekh] person from the Orthodox Coptic Church, Anīs ʿAbd al-Masīh, a divorce, and who claims to have taken this step for ideological reasons. He also demanded the issuing of a civil law in regards to Christian personal status so that the...
Doctor Andre al-Zakī, the President of the Fellowship of Middle Eastern Evangelical Churches and the Vice President of the Evangelical Coptic Church, expressed a number of opinions in an in-depth interview with al-Mogaz. Chief among them is his view on the general situation in Egypt: that after two...
A Coptic group called “Movement of the Victims of the Personal Status is the Egyptian Church” is demanding the restructuring of the Seminarian Council and the replacement of Bishop Baula. The group also demanded the adoption of a new regulations concerning marriage, divorce, and other issues 
Egypt’s parliamentarians stood up against the calls for equality of inheritance between men and women, stressing that there are plans aimed at changing the identity of Egyptian society, and these voices are only tools for those who plan on this scheme abroad.
“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...
The Egyptian Right to Life Movement announced today that its claim has been approved by the Administrative Court, and eventually the approval to file a lawsuit against the Coptic Orthodox Church. In a press statement disclosed to Copts United, the claimant Ashraf Anīs, founder of the Right to Life...
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.
Al-Azhar Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence, Dr. Saʿd al- Hilālī said that any fatwa issued on equality in inheritance between man and woman is binding only to the one who decides to implement it.
Founder of the Victims of The Personal Status movement, Hānī ʿIzzat, has called on the Christian denominations of Egypt to accelerate in submitting the by-laws on the personal status to the parliamentarian committee in charge and to come to an agreement on a unified bill on personal status law for...
After decades of tension between the state and the church in Egypt over many thorny issues, their relations have flourished in recent years, especially after the exclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood from the political scene in 2013.

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