Jehovah’s Witnesses Around the World

Germany

  • Rostock, Germany​—Sharing encouraging thoughts from the Bible while harbor witnessing

  • Marburg, Germany​—Discussing the Bible’s message of hope near a refugee camp

  • Frankfurt, Germany​—Talking about the practical wisdom found in the Bible

Fast Facts—Germany

  • 83,121,000—Population
  • 167,328—Ministers who teach the Bible
  • 2,073—Congregations
  • 1 to 502—Ratio of Jehovah’s Witnesses to population

NEWS RELEASES

Memorial Site in Germany Organizes Traveling Exhibition Recognizing Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses

The traveling exhibition demonstrates that Jehovah’s Witnesses were persecuted for their unwavering faith by both the Nazis and the Communists of the GDR.

LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

Germany Grants Highest Legal Status to Jehovah’s Witnesses

After more than 26 years of legal proceedings, the Witnesses now have the same legal status as that granted to major religions in the country.

FROM OUR ARCHIVES

They Gave Their Best

How did Jehovah’s Witnesses help their fellow believers in Germany immediately following the second world war?