Friday, June 19, 2015

#EGYPT: Coptic Pope Supporting Legislation Spelling Out Divorce Criteria

[world politics news]

Egypt's Coptic Pope, Tawadros II, is awaiting the incoming parliament's approval of a new, 135-article Personal Status Law for Copts expands the grounds for annulment of marriage to include abandonment after a three-year absense, apostasy, homosexuality, conversion from Christianity, adultery, and elopement by one of the spouses.

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