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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 author considers Pope Shenouda’s refusal to apply the Supreme Administrative Court ruling that allows officially divorced Christians to marry again a violation of the Constitution and calls on the pope to apologize. Moreover, he highlights a Christian school’s refusal to allow veiled students...
The Egyptian press continues to devote attention to the different reactions to the Supreme Administrative Court ruling allowing Christian divorcees to remarry. The church rejected the ruling and considered it against the Bible and church codes. Some authors highlighted the tragic influence of the...
Article 47 in the Egyptian civil status law guarantees people’s right to change their religion on official papers according to the documents and provisions issued by the specialized institutions. The Supreme Administrative Court is expected to rule in 13 claims on March 15, 2008.
Ranā Mamdūh reports that the Administrative Judicial Court, headed by Counselor Muhammad al-Husaynī, the deputy head of the State Council, decided to adjourn the judgment in 12 lawsuits filed by Christian converts to Islam.
Sidhom discusses a draft personal status law that the church presented to the Minister of Justice and laments the fact that executive and legislative authorities procrastinate so much when it comes to Christian or Coptic concerns.
The Supreme Administrative Court in Egypt issued a controversial ruling that guarantees Christian divorcees the right to a second marriage. The Coptic Orthodox Church rejects the ruling and declares that there is no authority on Earth that can oblige the church to go against their conscience....
The article discusses reactions to a recent Supreme Administrative Court ruling which forces the Coptic Orthodox Church to allow Copts that have been divorced through civil courts to re-marry.
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.
The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that Christians who have obtained divorce court rulings are allowed to re-marry. It obligated the Coptic Orthodox Church to issue re-marriage licenses for them.

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