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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].
The European Coptic Association, in order to create ferment in the Egyptian streets, called to unify all efforts exerted and to distribute work evenle between organizations that work inside and outside Egypt rather than working individually, through a working plan based on specific principles.
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
Muhammad al-Mu‘tasim writes about the possibility of a Christian being elected as president.
Swift intensive efforts were made this week to contain a Muslim-Christian crisis due to a blasphemous article, by a Muslim writer, about a former monk. Thousands of angry youths protested against the article, the Government was accused of being in collusion with the paper, Pope Shenouda...
The persons mentioned in the Pope’s list for the elections of the Majlis al-Millī were the winners in the elections. The opposition demanded reformation of the order governing the council, and explained their opinion that the elections, restricted to Copts over 25 years who either have a college...
Lawyer Mamdouh Nakhla said that more than a lawsuit was filed to nullify the list of Tharwat Basili in the elections of the Majlis al- Milli. The former head of the Patriarchate Media Center denied being one of the opposition. Dr. Mamdouh Bushra Wissa asked for judicial supervision over the...
Pope Shenouda announced his "Marmorqos" [St. Mark] list of competitors in the Majlis al-Millī elections. He said that not only should the candidate be a good person, but that he is required to work in harmony with the rest of the members. There are a small number of candidates from the...
The Criminal Court of Sohag gave its verdict in al-Kosheh case, in which 57 Muslims and 39 Copts were accused. Ninety-two defendants were set free and four Muslim defendants were sentenced to between one and ten years imprisonment. No one was convicted of murder, although 21 Christians were...

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