Jehovah's Witnesses

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Name: Jehovah's Witnesses
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Court uses California law to say no to religious exemption suit

(08-21) 15:12 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- When a mentally disabled patient needed a caretaker to accompany him to Jehovah's Witness worship services, his care center balked, saying it would violate staff members' religious beliefs - an objection like the one ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Guichard, Melba Fay

Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Melba Fay Guichard.Melba Fay Guichard, or as she would say, "Melba Toast", was born April 7, 1938 into the marriage union of the late David Chissell Sr. and Lee Alice. ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Witnesses launch world’s most translated website

Jehovah’s Witnesses have launched a month-long global distribution of a new tract entitled Where Can We Find Answers to Life’s Big Questions? to raise awareness of their official website, jw.org.By Wisdom MdzungairiAccessible in about 500 languages, with ... [Published Zimbabwe Standard - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

Food Lion sued by EEOC over firing of Kernersville worker

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Food Lion over what it says was a violation of federal law in refusing to provide a religious accommodation for a Kernersville employee and then firing them.According to a press release from the ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Arena Jehovah’s Witnesses dates

Jehovah’s Witnesses are holding a convention at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield this weekend.Members of the public are being invited to attend the event, which starts tomorrow (Friday) and runs until Sunday. Up to 500,000 personal invitations to ‘Keep ... [Published Sheffield Telegraph - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Food Lion facing discrimination charges

A TRIAD MAN SAYS HE WAS FIRED FROM HIS JOB AT FOOD LION... BECUASE HE REQUESTED CERTAIN DAYS OFF FOR REGLIOUS COMMITMENTS. "VICTAURIUS BAILEY" SAYS HE WAS HIRED BY A WINSTON-SALEM FOOD LION IN 2011. HE'S A JEHOVAH'S WITNESS... AND REQUESTED OFF SUNDAYS ... [Published WXII 12 - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Jehovah's Witnesses Convention to Open

[The Herald]Most hotels and lodges in Harare are full after being booked by more than 3 000 international delegates and some locals for the Jehovah's Witnesses international convention starting at the National Sports Stadium tomorrow. The international ... [Published AA ZIMBABWE - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

TURKMENISTAN: Same court, same judge, same four-year prison sentence, different victim

All Articles Felix Corley ("Forum 18 News Service," August 20, 2014)Yet another Jehovah's Witness has been given a four-year prison term on charges her fellow-believers insist were fabricated to punish her for exercising her right to freedom of religion ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

TURKMENISTAN: Same court, same judge, same four-year prison sentence, different victim

Less than seven weeks after he had imprisoned a Jehovah's Witness on what his fellow believers insist were fabricated charges, Judge Gaigysyz Orazmuradov of Dashoguz City Court in northern Turkmenistan sentenced another Jehovah's Witness. 33-year-old ... [Published Forum 18 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

55,000 Jehovah's Witnesses to descend on Twickenham Stadium for convention

Witnesses from countries including the USA, Trinidad and Tobago, and Australia are gathering for a three-day convention this weekendHave you ever opened the door to a Jehovah's Witness? Try answering it to 55,000.That's how many of the evangelical Christians ... [Published GetWestLondon - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Witnesses to the word

The Jehovah's Witnesses have become the latest organisation to reach out to Irish speakers.Householders in Belfast have been surprised to answer a knock on the door and be offered religious tracts in Gaeilge and English.Since earlier this month, large ... [Published BBC - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

CHADWICK, THELMA

THELMACHADWICK, 86WINTER HAVEN - Thelma Chadwick, 86, died 8/15/14, of natural causes. A memorial Svc: Sat. 8/23, 2pm Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 20 2014]

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"I see progress everyday. And if I don't see progress, someone I work besides sees progress everyday." Marion explains
State regulations for the facilities, which provide 24-hour care for the mentally disabled, "do not require (staff members) to adopt any particular religious beliefs or to worship, engage in prayer, or otherwise participate in any religious services" a federal judge wrote in a ruling adopted this week by the Ninth U S Circuit Court of Appeals
...fully knowledgeable of their obligations under federal law," said Lynette A Barnes , regional attorney for the EEOC's Charlotte District Office. "Many decision makers seem to forget that unless providing a reasonable accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the company, the accommodation must be provided. No person should ever be forced to choose between his religion and his job."
"This decision is particularly shocking considering that Bibi is the mother of a four-year-old boy and was clearly the victim of police abuse" Jehovah's Witnesses added...

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Dayna Jones Henry [Published Quad-Cities Online - 1 hour ago]
Neosho School District, Crowder College Partner... [Published FOX 14 TV - 4 hours ago]
Court uses California law to say no to religiou... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
Witnessing benefits of our industry [Published Meetpie - 10 hours ago]
Guichard, Melba Fay [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 10 hours ago]
Witnesses launch world’s most translated website [Published Zimbabwe Standard - 11 hours ago]
Food Lion sued by EEOC over firing of Kernersvi... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 11 hours ago]
Arena Jehovah’s Witnesses dates [Published Sheffield Telegraph - 12 hours ago]
Food Lion facing discrimination charges [Published WXII 12 - 16 hours ago]
Food Lion sued by EEOC over firing of Triad worker [Published Business First of Buffalo - 16 hours ago]
Jehovah's Witnesses Convention to Open [Published AA ZIMBABWE - 16 hours ago]
Authorities investigate body found in West Ashley [Published WCBD - 18 hours ago]
Main, Rex N. [Published Star News Online - 20 hours ago]
Rex N. Main [Published Fayetteville Observer - 22 hours ago]
TURKMENISTAN: Same court, same judge, same four... [Published DailyMe.Com - 23 hours ago]
Hotels fully booked for Jehovah’s Witnesses in... [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Aug 21 2014]
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 [Published Kincardine Independent - Aug 21 2014]
EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing [Published Belleville News Democrat - Aug 20 2014]
DELHAIZE : Food Lion Sued by EEOC for Religious... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
EEOC files lawsuit against Food Lion over firing [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 20 2014]
TURKMENISTAN: Same court, same judge, same four... [Published Forum 18 - Aug 20 2014]
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Police respond... [Published Newtown Advance - Aug 20 2014]
55,000 Jehovah's Witnesses to descend on Twicke... [Published GetWestLondon - Aug 20 2014]
Witnesses to the word [Published BBC - Aug 20 2014]
Terrance Allan Crabtree, 46, Akron, Ohio [Published WKYC News - Aug 20 2014]
CHADWICK, THELMA [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 20 2014]
Farrel B. Hendricks; Dies at 78 [Published Daily News-Record - Aug 20 2014]
Today's Funerals [Published Fayetteville Observer - Aug 20 2014]
Moskal, Daniel [Published Macomb Daily - Aug 19 2014]
Shopping: Push button, get pizza! [Published Brooklyn Papers - Aug 19 2014]
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Cuba Approves Construction of First Catholic Ch... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 12 2014]
In what appears to be yet another attempt to claim it is "opening" itself to the world, the communist regime of Cuba is reportedly set to approve the construction of a Catholic church on the island for the first time since the Revolution banned public ...
Sign languages at JW.org [Published Deaf Network of Texas - Aug 08 2014]
Sign languages at JW.org (Jehovah’s Witnesses) JW.org is now accessible in about 500 languages, with publications available for download in almost 700. Available are close to 80 different sign languages, including American Sign Language. http://www.jw.org/ase/ ...
The Bible vs. Mao – A List of the Bestselling B... [Published LinkMachineGo - Jul 30 2014]
[books] The Bible vs. Mao: A “Best Guess” of the Top 25 Bestselling Books of All Time … ’10. (tie) The Truth that Leads to Eternal Life, Jehovah’s Witnesses/Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York. Published in English in 1968, 107 million copies. ...
Religious Communities Displaced at High Levels ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 28 2014]
More religious communities worldwide were displaced last year than at any time in recent memory, the State Department said on Monday. The department’s annual report on international religious freedom also noted that several U.S. adversaries continue ...
Happy Pioneer Day [Published The Confluence - Jul 25 2014]
Today is Pioneer Day, a sort of holiday for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, otherwise known as the Mormons.  As you may know, I’m not religious at all but I find uniquely American religions interesting.  Mormonism grew out of the Second ...
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