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  One of the most important problems under the reign of Pope Kīrullus VI concerned those who were suspended from obtaining marriage permits. 
A Coptic Church source has said that there is a general trend towards unifying the personal status law valid for all the Christian denominations by taking into consideration their differences on what concerns marriage and divorce. 
On the other hand, a number of Azhar scholars and leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church vehemently rejected images showing U.S. soldiers urinating over the dead bodies of the Afghan Taliban Movement fighters, describing the act as "ugly, barbaric and violating respect for humans". Muhammad Ra'fat '...
In an interview with Al-Ahram newspaper, Counselor Munsif Najīb Sulīmān, legal advisor to the Coptic Church, discussed a number of important Church-related issues. The Houses of Worship law featured prominently in the discussion. 
Nādir Marqus, a member of the General Congregation Council (the Milli Council) of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, said that a young man breached the church of St. Mary in al-Maʿ ūrah Beach area, east of Alexandria, on Monday. The man smashed the suspended cross on its facade and the...
Dr. Kamīl Siddīq  Sawiris, Secretary General of the Milli Council of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, said that "with regard to the decision to ban the travel of Copts to the occupied lands of Jerusalem to visit the holy sites, the decision was made by the Holy Synod during the reign of...
After 160 years, the Egyptian House of Representatives finally passed the new law that sets new rules for the construction and restoration of churches in Egypt. However, further draft laws concerning Copts are now discussed between the parliament and the Egyptian churches. 
Heading a delegation from Egypt's Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of Saint Mark, paid a visit on Wednesday, August 31 to the headquarters of Al-Azhar Al-Sharīf to extend good wishes to Grand Imam Dr. Ahmad al-Tayeb for the Feast of the Sacrifice. Dr...
During the European –Arab Conference, “The Contribution of Religious Minorities to Society”; launching event of the academic exchange program between the University of Vienna and higher education institutions in Lebanon and t
An opinion poll by the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Research & Studies revealed that 67.9% are not pleased with the leadership of President Muḥammad Mursī and the government of Hishām Qandīl, appealing to the president to deliver on his pledges to step down if Egyptians’ blood was shed in protests. [...

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