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Hānī Labīb writes that the al-Misrīyūn website always publishes news that will cause tensions and sectarian crises. This news often deals with prophets and marriages. One of the recent news items claims that Jesus Christ married 5 times, claiming that the Bible makes mention of this. Labīb also...
Discussing the issue of remarriage for divorcees, Coptic scholar Dr. Nabīl Lūqā Bibāwī praises Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III for sticking with what he sees as verses that allow divorce only in cases of adultery. He also thanks Egyptian President Husnī Mubārak for admitting a draft law for...
This article discusses Pope Makarius III, the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch from 1942-1944, who led the first Holy Synod. Nabīh mentions that many important decisions were made as a result of the synod, including the permitting of divorces only in the case of adultery; the other was proposing a...
Pope Shenouda III’s lawyer, Ramses al-Najjār, denied the Church’s alleged disapproval of the Supreme Administrative Court’s ruling in favor of Hānī Wasfī, obliging the Pope to issue permits for Copts to remarry. He explained that although the Supreme Administrative Court turned down the writ...
This article highlights a symposium at the Yūnān Labīb Center for Historical Studies, discussing the unified personal status law for non-Muslims.
This article defends the Church against attacks it faced after it declared its refusal to implement the court decision giving permission for divorcees to remarry.
Councilor Ahmed Shams has been responsible for some of the most significant rulings throughout the last 40 years in which he has been a member of the judiciary. The most recent of these ruling is Copts' right to second marriage, a matter with which Pope Shenouda III refuses to comply. Key Words:...
The article speaks about the crisis in Egypt after the remarriage ruling and the escalating tension between the Orthodox Church and the Egyptian government.
The author says both Copts and Muslims Brotherhood use the same pretexts to apply their laws.
The article reports on the issue of Father Hābīl Tawfīq and his attempt to return to the Coptic Orthodox Church after attempting to start his own denomination.

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