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Egyptian Secular Party calls for civil marriages

Amany Moussa

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Wednesday ,27 January 2016

Egyptian Secular Party calls for civil marriages

vEgyptian Secular Party announced its support to civil marriage for Copts, and invited the church to worry about spiritual issues only.Egyptian Secular Party announced its support to civil marriage for Copts, and invited the church to worry about spiritual issues only.

The Party denounced the appeal of the Coptic Orthodox Church over the rule in favor of civil marriage, adding that such appeal contradicts with former remarks of the church.
It added that such interference represents a serious violation of Article 16 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and all international commitments of Egypt. 
 
The party invited the Egyptian state to care for all Egyptians without tutelage from any religious institutions.