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Jehovah’s Witnesses Begin “God’s Word Is Truth!” Conventions

Jehovah’s Witnesses are launching their annual series of conventions starting in May through the end of December. The public is invited to attend.

SLOVAKIA

Jehovah’s Witnesses Commemorate 100 Years in Slovakia

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Slovakia held an open house at their branch office to mark the 100th anniversary of their Bible education work in the country.

GERMANY

Germany Awards Order of Merit to One of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Mathilde Hartl was awarded the Order of Merit, the highest tribute awarded to individuals, by the Prime Minister of Bavaria.

AUSTRALIA

Jehovah’s Witnesses Help Flood Victims in Australia

Tropical Cyclone Oswald brought tornadoes and torrential rain to eastern Australia. Local Witnesses formed a disaster relief committee to organize the relief efforts.

FIJI

Tropical Cyclone Evan Hits South Pacific Islands

In December 2012, Cyclone Evan tore through Fiji and Samoa. Relief efforts have been organized by the branch offices of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

PHILIPPINES

Philippines Devastated in the Wake of Typhoon Bopha

On December 4, 2012, Typhoon Bopha killed over 1,000 people and displaced more than 970,000. Jehovah’s Witnesses are continuing to provide disaster relief to victims.

UNITED STATES

Jehovah’s Witnesses Sell the Former Hotel Bossert

Jehovah’s Witnesses have sold the former Hotel Bossert in the historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York.

FRANCE

Video Clip: France Returns Funds to Jehovah’s Witnesses

A representative of Jehovah’s Witnesses in France explains why the French government returned over six million euros to Jehovah’s Witnesses.