Jehovah's Witnesses

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Protestant denomination founded in the United States by Charles Taze Russell in 1884

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The world headquarters of Jehovah's Witnesses has been located at 25/30 Columbia Heights for decades and is familiar to many New Yorkers for its marquee Watchtower sign and clock.
They were leading lights in the Jehovah's Witnesses community in their hometown of Halesowen.
What a faith group like the Jehovah's Witnesses would say about child abuse is they still view it as a sin, rather than a crime.
In a series of previously unreportable court hearings ahead of Sewell's trial, it was heard how the Jehovah's Witnesses had been uncooperative with detectives investigating the case and said the organisation no longer retained any evidence on abuse claims received in the 1990s.
Ioannides said Jehovah's Witnesses give priority to personal study of the Holy Bible.
The Jehovah's Witnesses have been based at West End in Tweedmouth since 1971 but a new hall is needed due to the high costs of maintaining the current site.
On Wednesday, VMRO released a list of the dates of 21 protests they organized against the Jehovah's Witnesses starting May 2008.
Jehovah's Witnesses in Yambio, the capital of Western Equatoria, had accused the state of harassment and suspension of worship in the state.
When we began our research for this presentation we were like many others whose contact with Jehovah's Witnesses was the occasional knock on our front door by a well-dressed couple speaking about their faith.
Because Jehovah's Witnesses are essentially a millennialist movement, he departs from the standard format of the series and begin with chronologies, first of biblical events, then of the modern history beginning in 1844.
JEHOVAH'S Witnesses are best known for their door-to-door preaching, their refusal to do military service and for refusing to have blood transfusions.
Mr Beatty later told police he had consumed so much alcohol that he could not remember damaging the vehicle and that he had held that view about Jehovah's Witnesses since he was at Christian boarding school.
A Nepali ski racer has disappeared from his team's base in the French Alps after joining a group of Jehovah's Witnesses.
The manager of the American Biopure Corporation in South Africa, Dr Mandisa Mholwana, is aware of our stand on this matter, which was communicated to her in writing in early 2008, and she agreed to delete any statement in their publications and website to the effect that Hemopure is acceptable to Jehovah's Witnesses.
A SCHOOL has come under fire for allowing Jehovah's Witnesses to tell pupilswhy they choose not to celebrate Christmas.