(RNS) — Jehovah's Witnesses have moved their large-scale conventions, which have been held every year since 1897, online due to COVID-19.
(RNS) — Empirical evidence to the contrary doesn’t matter to true believers..
(RNS) — On Feb. 15, the last of the Bible's 66 books — the story of Job — was released in video on the Jehovah's Witnesses website, completing what a church spokesman said is the only complete Bible in ASL.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Russia’s violations are spreading through the country and even across its borders, said a U.S. religious freedom policy expert.
MOSCOW (RNS) — Dennis Christensen, a 46-year-old carpenter who has lived in Russia for more than two decades, was sentenced on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (RNS) — After the arrests of dozens of members of the group, the Russian president's comments seem to challenge a 2017 ruling by the country's Supreme Court marking the church as a terrorist organization.
(RNS) — Blazes that were purposely set have damaged or destroyed five of the Olympia area's kingdom halls in the past nine months.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (RNS) — Teams of Christians — Baptists, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses and more — aim to save souls at the Winter Games.
(RNS) — The site is intended to allow people to anonymously submit documents that shed light on three main areas: congregational finances, church policies and procedures and documents related to sex abuse settlements.
(RNS) For Prince, who died in April 2016, 'every song was either a prayer or foreplay.'
(RNS) — Daniil Islamov, an 18-year-old Jehovah's Witness, is being detained for refusing to join the military.
(RNS) For weeks the Jehovah's Witnesses had not felt the full force of the ban on the group. Now more authorities are invoking it to halt worship and harass even the youngest Witnesses.
(RNS) Russia has labeled the pacifist Jehovah's Witnesses 'extremist,' the same designation as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group.
Their biblical interpretations and missionary work have critics. But it is the group's political neutrality that has attracted the most suspicion. They do not vote in elections.
From the Jehovah's Witnesses to recycled rubber playgrounds, there are no guarantees.
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