May 15, 2015

Watchtower Library 2014/2015 | JWnews . . .

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May 25, 2015

Boston Hospital Treating Survivors of Honduran Market Blast | JWnews

“I thank Jehovah because she could have easily died in the explosion,” said Avila, a Jehovah’s Witness who has put her law school classes on hold to be with her daughter.

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May 25, 2015

FYI – Lawsuit claims evolution is a religion | JWnews

A parent of a Jefferson County student has filed a federal lawsuit against local, state and federal education officials claiming the teaching of evolution, which he says is a religion, violates his child’s Constitutional rights.

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May 25, 2015

FYI – US Christians numbers ‘decline sharply’, poll finds | JWnews

Pew Research Center found that 71% of Americans identified as Christian in 2014 – down from 78% in 2007.
In the same period, Americans identifying as having no religion grew from 16% to 23%.

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May 25, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses add online television to their website | JWnews

Свидетели Иеговы добавить онлайн телевидение на их сайте

Warwick – After a recent global campaign advertising their new revamped website, Jehovah’s Witnesses have added online television as part of their day to day ministry.

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May 25, 2015

Guatemalan schools request publications from Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

According to JW.org, the official website of Jehovah’s Witnesses, the schools contacted the organization since they are one of the few publishers of content in Quiché, an American Indian language spoken in the western highlands of the country.

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May 23, 2015

FYI – Vladimir Putin, The Russian Orthodox Church And Russian Exceptionalism | JWnews

Amidst the geopolitical confrontation between Vladimir Putin’s Russia and the US and its allies, little attention has been paid to the role played by religion either as a shaper of Russian domestic politics or as a means of understanding Putin’s international actions.

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May 23, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses Attend Special Assembly Day | JWnews

“Seek Peace and Pursue It” was the theme of the Sunday special Assembly Day attended by local Jehovah’s Witnesses. The daylong seminar at Christian Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Grantville, Pa.

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May 23, 2015

KOCHI, Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Circuit Assembly |JWnews

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May 23, 2015

Man Charged with Burglarizing Kingdom Hall | JWnews

Police on St. Croix Monday arrested Clifton King, 28, of Estate Contant, and charged him with third-degree burglary.

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May 23, 2015

Dartford, Crack down on Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Rail staff have promised to crack down on Jehovah’s Witnessess leafleting commuters outside Dartford station.

Southeastern confirmed daily checks are being carried out after the Dartford Rail Travellers’ Association (DRTA) asked if the Christian group had permission to distribute the literature last Tuesday.

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May 23, 2015

It was not the bullets that killed the Jehovah’s Witness | JWnews

An accused killer seeks to escape murder charges, claiming that if his victim wasn’t a Jehovah’s Witness, he would have lived. Jehovah’s Witness beliefs include . . .

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May 23, 2015

Jehovah’s Witness banned from teaching son the Truth. | JWnews

A devout mother made a legally binding promise, backed up with the threat of criminal sanctions, never to talk to her son about her religion, take him to church or even say grace at meals in a doomed attempt to stop him being taken into care, amid claims that she was “indoctrinating” him, a judge has disclosed.

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May 23, 2015

TURKMENISTAN: Torture and jail for Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witness Bahram Hemdemov has been tortured and given a four-year prison term on 19 May in Turkmenistan’s eastern city of Turkmenabad [Turkmenabat, formerly Charjew]

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May 23, 2015

Largest Book Fair in the Spanish-Speaking World Hosts Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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May 18, 2015

FYI – The lost city in the sands | JWnews

This is the lost city of Meroë in Sudan, with beautifully maintained pyramids as impressive as their more famous counterparts in Egypt.

However, unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted.

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May 17, 2015

Christianity Crumbles in America | JWnews

Here are highlights from the US Religious Landscape Study, conducted among more than 35,000 adults in English and Spanish, of how American religion has changed from 2007 to 2014:

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May 17, 2015

Florida, Jehovah’s Witnesses New American Sign Language Translation Office | JWnews

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May 17, 2015

Chile, Jehovah’s Witnesses Mobilize For Flood Relief | JWnews

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May 17, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses distributing LITERATURE IS NOT proselytizing | JWnews

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May 17, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses gathering in Portland May 22 | JWnews

The local Regional Convention will be attended by 62 congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and is scheduled for three-day weekends on May 22-24 and May 29-31 starting at 9:30 a.m. every day

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May 16, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses take tax exemption in Fishkill | JWnews

FISHKILL – The Jehovah’s Witnesses have obtained a partial tax exemption for the Rivercrest luxury apartments that the religious group bought last year, and have now purchased an adjacent waterfront property, both in the Town of Fishkill.

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May 15, 2015

What’s New on JW.ORG? | JWnews

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May 15, 2015

Russia added to watch list | JWnews

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom reports Russia is now a country to watch. The USCIRF issued their report April 30.

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May 15, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses website, books declared “extremist” in Russia | JWnews

Сайт Свидетелей Иеговы, книги заявил «экстремистскими» в России – JWnews

Russia’s Supreme Court has declared the website and three books of the Jehovah’s Witnesses extremist, the court’s press service told RAPSI on Wednesday.

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May 15, 2015

FYI – Georgia: Orthodoxy in the classroom | JWnews

Since then, “collective prayers, preaching and indoctrination in public schools have been on the rise,” says Eka Chitanava from Georgia’s Tolerance and Diversity Institute, which recently conducted a survey of 33 religious minorities. All said their children are facing pressure at school, especially Muslims and Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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May 15, 2015

USCIRF , Religious Freedom Report With a Peculiar Omission | JWnews

In addition to identifying such discriminatory measures, recent USCIRF reports have also detailed government monitoring of disfavored religious groups, including Jehovah’s Witnesses, a Baptist Bible college and several Evangelical Christian churches.

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May 14, 2015

Westchester Residents Learn About Bloodless Medicine In New Rochelle | JWnews

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — More than 1,000 attended NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital’s forum on bloodless medicine at Beckwithe Pointe in New Rochelle on Saturday.

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May 13, 2015

Estonia, 8,000 Jehovah’s witnesses to gather in Tallinn | JWnews

Jehovah’s witnesses are planning a mass gathering in Estonia at the end of July, with over 8,000 expected to take part in the event at the A. Le Coq national football stadium.

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May 13, 2015

Korean Court rules in favor of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Three Jehovah’s Witnesses have been found not guilty of refusing conscription.

Judge Choi Chang-suk of Gwangju District Court, on Tuesday ruled in favor of the three men who were charged with violating the Military Service Act.

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