Jehovah's Witnesses


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Jehovah's Witnesses

A widespread religious group who interpret certain passages in the bible, which they take as a literal record of God's word, as a prohibition of blood transfusion. Many have died after refusing critically needed medical treatment. Most doctors respect this view except when it is applied to young children.
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The Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses wants to heighten attention to this critical situation,' said Witnesses' world headquarters spokesman David Semonian said.
org, have featured articles for both Jehovah's Witnesses and the general public on how to protect children from abuse.
In a previous statement, a Jehovah's Witnesses spokesman said child abuse was a crime that occurred "in all sectors of society".
Ioannides said Jehovah's Witnesses give priority to personal study of the Holy Bible.
This article aims at analyzing the relationship between the Romanian Jehovah's Witnesses minority and the Romanian state in 1989-2010, placing emphasis on this religious group's changing official status.
The vicar at the church at Scremerston objected to the proposal claiming Jehovah's Witnesses are not Christians.
On April 17 several followers of the Jehovah's Witnesses were injured in a clash provoked by a rally against their sect, organized by VMRO.
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Yambio was empty on December 26, 2010 (ST)
Because they respect life and value good health, Jehovah's Witnesses accept the vast majority of medical treatments available.
Because Jehovah's Witnesses are essentially a millennialist movement, he departs from the standard format of the series and begin with chronologies, first of biblical events, then of the modern history beginning in 1844.
The manager of the American Biopure Corporation in South Africa, Dr Mandisa Mholwana, is aware of our stand on this matter, which was communicated to her in writing in early 2008, and she agreed to delete any statement in their publications and website to the effect that Hemopure is acceptable to Jehovah's Witnesses.