Exclusive Interview: Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Russia; Court Ruling Upheld Today

Photo Courtesy of Jehovah's Witnesses. Artwork by World Religion News. After an April court ruling declaring Jehovah's Witnesses extremists and a wave of violence

Pope Francis is Concerned with ‘Dangerous’ U.S. – Russia Partnership

"The G20 worries me" -Pope Francis In an interview with La Repubblica, Pope Francis has expressed concern about the alliance between the U.S. and

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Why are Jehovah’s Witnesses Being Persecuted in Russia?

Religious freedom advocates should be worried over the Jehovah's Witnesses' situation in Russia. Jesus left the disciples with The Great Commission, a mandate to

Jehovah’s Witness Denied Appeal in Russian Court

Jehovah's Witness will remain in pretrial detention. Dennis Christensen, a Jehovah’s Witness that has been held since May 25 on charges of extremist activity,

The Impact of Christian Harassment Around the Globe

Surprisingly, most of the world's harassed Christians live in Christian countries. A Pew Research study shows Christian oppression has increased around the globe.[/tweetit] Surprisingly,

Most European Orthodox Christians Believe, But They Don’t Go To Church

The percentage of Orthodox Christians who "practice what they preach" is actually small compared to the total number of Orthodox Christians in Eastern and

Danish Man Arrested in Raid on Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall

A month after Russia's Supreme Court labeled Jehovah's Witnesses as being an 'extremist' group, a series of raids by the FSB has threatened the

Discrimination Against Jehovah’s Witnesses Worse After Ban Put in Place

Recent ban makes the Jehovah's Witness religious group a soft target for discrimination. Ever since being tagged as “extremist” by the Russian Supreme Court

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Jehovah’s Witness with Cancer Jailed in Kazakhstan and Banned from Worshipping

Central Downtown Astana, Kazakhstan by Ken and Nyetta is licensed under CC BY 2.0 In a move that is very reminiscent of Russia’s strong

Orthodox Christianity is on the Rise in Central and Eastern Europe

Orthodox Christianity defeats former communist atheism; makes significant rise in central and eastern Europe, outpacing Catholicism A new Pew Research study has discovered religious