Jehovah's Witness Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Jehovah's Witness inquiry continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Age

    Elders from Jehovah's Witness congregations in Queensland and Western Australia will be asked on Tuesday what they did when young women alleged they were sexually abused by respected church members. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is entering the second day of a two-week hearing into the church which shuns secular society and encourages its members to live according to rules based on a first-century interpretation of the Bible.

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  2. Jehovah's Witnesses to hold 'Imitate Jesus' conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Gloucester County Times

    Jehovah's Witnesses will soon hold its annual convention at the Turnersville Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. All are welcome.

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  3. Jehovah's Witnesses 'hid' over 1,000 sex-abuse casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | New York Post

    ... before the Royal Commission that of the 1,006 alleged perpetrators of child sexual abuse identified by the Jehovah's Witness Church since 1950, not one was reported by the church to secular authorities," he said. "This suggests that it is the ...

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  4. Jehovah's Witnesses failed to report all alleged perpetrators to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | ABC News

    ... Lavoipierre reports. ANGELA LAVOIPIERRE: Today was the first day of a two week long inquiry into the Jehovah's Witness church, and its handling of child sexual abuse. The commission heard there were currently 8.2 million active church members around ...

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  5. Jehovah's Witnesses destroyed more than 1000 cases of child sexual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Daily Mail

    ... want our wives knowing our stuff - what sort of things we are dealing with,' Max Horley, an elder for the Jehovah's Witness congregation in Western Australia said. The royal commission has heard how Jehovah's witnesses destroyed notes that related ... 1 comment

  6. Jehovah's Witnesses hid child sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... made to confront their abusers and left feeling as if they had sinned. Max Horley was an elder for the Jehovah's Witness congregation in Narrogin, Western Australia, in the late 1980s when a woman, known as BCB, was interviewed about her ...

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  7. Fedler, Dalonna SueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for DALONNA SUE FEDLER. DALONNA SUE FEDLER, 57 LAKELAND - DaLo-nna Sue Fedler died July 25, 2015, after a prolonged battle with cancer.

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  8. Jehovah's Witnesses destroyed evidence, Royal Commission hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Age

    The Jehovah's Witness Church in Australia hid allegations of child sexual abuse involving more than 1000 of its members over 60 years, a royal commission has heard. The organisation, which has almost 70,000 active members in Australia, failed to report serious abuse claims to police in favour of internal investigations overseen by church elders.

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  9. Royal commission hears Jehovah's Witness Church never reported child...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: But we begin with the royal commission into child sexual abuse which has today begun a new series of hearings, this time into the Jehovah's Witnesses. The commission has heard that the Jehovah's Witness Church in Australia has not reported any cases of child abuse to police, despite keeping records on more than 1,000 alleged perpetrators. 3 comments

  10. Rule-bound church kept child abuse secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Age

    Elders in the Jehovah's Witnesses forced a girl to confront her father who was abusing her, and who blamed her for seducing him. The elders were friends of her father who was a highly regarded member of the church, which likes to keep its members isolated from the rest of society, a royal commission has been told.

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  11. Church 'ignored child abuse, promoted paedophiles'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | NEWS.com.au

    ... Angus Stewart SC has told the royal commission that church elders could now face criminal charges. THE Jehovah's Witness church repeatedly promoted paedophiles to positions of authority and never reported any case of child abuse to the police, the ...

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  12. Jehovah's Witnesses to be focus of sex abuse hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | ABC News

    The Jehovah's Witnesses will be the focus of the child abuse royal commission's next set of hearings, which begin in Sydney today. The case study, which is expected to run for two weeks, is the first to focus on an entire Christian denomination rather than just one part of it.

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  13. Royal Commission to inquire into Jehovah's WitnessesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | ABC News

    AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation's daily news and current affairs coverage. 6 comments

  14. Jehovah's Witnesses face inquiryRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Yahoo!

    A public hearing into child sex abuse in the Jehovah's Witnesses, the sometimes controversial Christian church, starts in Sydney on Monday. In the inquiry, which is expected to run for two weeks, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will hear from people who allege abuse within the Jehovah's Witnesses Church in Australia.

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  15. Russia Should Embrace Its Religious DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... items, having started in 2007 with 15 items. The ECHR is reviewing 22 cases of Russian court bans of 72 Jehovah's Witness texts, including a children's book called "My Book of Bible Stories." Russia enacted its extremism law in 2002, just months ... 5 comments

  16. The religious have gone insane: The separation of church and state - and Scalia from his mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Salon

    A "strong and passionate" belief in God does real harm -- look no further than the GOP or the Supreme Court The headline on the News Nerd was almost too good to be true: "American Psychological Association to Classify Belief in God As a Mental Illness." A study, the story beneath it read, had led the APA to conclude that "a strong and passionate belief in a deity or higher power, to the point where it impairs one's ability to make conscientious decisions about common sense matters, will now be classified as a mental illness."

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  17. Jehovah's Witnesses convention to bring 6,500 to BournemouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Bournemouth Echo

    All the area's 61 congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses have been spending three weeks distributing printed invitations to the convention. They will attend have been extending invitations to everyone from East Dorset, southern Hampshire, southern Wiltshire and the Isle of Wight to attend.

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  18. Building work begins at Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters BUILDING...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    It is being created by the International Bible Students Association, the charity which manages Jehovah's Witnesses' printing and literature distribution. The 82-acre site is at Temple Farm, off Ship Road, West Hanningfield. 5 comments

  19. Fletcher, William MauriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... A celebration of William's life will be held on August 8, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at the Kingdom Hall - Jehovah's Witness located at 635 Bon Air Ave. Durham, NC, 27704. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The MDS Foundation 4573 South Broad St. ...

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  20. Francisca "Panchita" B. GarzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Alice24-7.com

    Benavides- Francisca "Panchita" B. Garza, 88 years of age passed away Thursday July 23, 2015 in an Alice hospital. She became a housewife after retiring from a Benavides Cleaners.

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