For years, the number of baptisms declined in the community of Jehovah's Witnesses worldwide. Now, the tide has changed. In total, the number has grown by 85 per cent this year.
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The Norwegian Jehovah's Witnesses demand subsidies from the state for 2021. That is remarkable because they lost their status as a religious community last year.
The Jehovah's Witnesses in Norway will not get a temporary license to perform marriages. They lost this right last year, and two courts already refused their appeal.
Another Jehovah's Witness has been sentenced amidst a growing crackdown on the faith group in Russia.
The Oslo district court has stripped the community of Jehovah's Witnesses of their right to seal marriages. They lose their temporary registration as a religious community.
Norwegian Jehovah's Witnesses are in court this Wednesday and Thursday. They are fighting the government's decision to remove their registration as a religious community.
The Hamburg shooter who killed seven Jehovah's Witnesses before he shot himself published a theological book at the end of last year. The German authorities issued two reports on the publication.
Several people were killed in an attack on a building of the Jehovah's Witnesses in the German city of Hamburg. The suspect is among the dead.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) rejected the complaint of a former Jehovah's Witness after she was excluded from the religious community.
Jehovah's Witnesses in Norway are suing the state following a decision to strip the faith group of its registration as a religious community.