Entries for the ‘On the News’ Category

Elderly woman robbed, left for dead

<a href="http://www.news.jwbrothers.org/en/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/ederly.jpg”>PARKERS LAKE, KY – Authorities are calling it a despicable crime. An elderly woman on oxygen was robbed, bound and beaten in her own home. It happened in the community of Parkers Lake in McCreary County. The McCreary County Sheriff says Marjorie Collins’ attackers left her for dead. The violent robbery happened in the […]

Australia: Guilt-stricken arsonist jailed

<a href="http://www.news.jwbrothers.org/en/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/kikkert.jpg”> Jan Kikkert, 77, confessed to arson after becoming a Jehovah's Witness. A 77-YEAR-OLD Hobart man who confessed to two long-forgotten arsons after his conscience got the better of him last year will spend the next six months in jail. The Supreme Court in Hobart heard Jan Kikkert walked in to a Hobart police […]

Jehovah’s Witnesses property sells for $6.6M, to be used for luxury rentals

<a href="http://www.news.jwbrothers.org/en/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/183-columbia-hts.jpg”>An unidentified investor group has purchased the last remaining Jehovah’s Witnesses property that Massey Knakal Realty Services marketed for $6.6 million, Crain’s reported, 14 percent below the asking price. The group plans to turn the seven-story, 13-unit building, located at 183 Columbia Heights in Brooklyn Heights, into luxury rentals with leasing expected to begin […]

Thieves targeting church storage sheds, police say

<a href="http://www.news.jwbrothers.org/en/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/tagliaerba.jpg”>With spring’s arrival, police said, thieves are once again targeting church storage buildings. Three churches have had burglars try to steal property with varying degrees of success in a 5-day period in the past week, Lt. Barry Von Fange said. Early Tuesday morning, someone backed into the door of a storage shed at Jehovah’s […]

TURKMENISTAN: Maximum prison sentence for latest conscientious objector

<a href="http://www.news.jwbrothers.org/en/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/TURKMENISTAN-prigione.jpg”>By Felix Corley, Forum 18 News Service Zafar Abdullaev, a 24-year-old Jehovah’s Witness conscientious objector, is the latest prisoner of conscience to be given a prison sentence for refusing Turkmenistan’s military service, which is compulsory for all young men. He was given the maximum two-year prison term on 6 March at Dashoguz City Court, […]

HOME – The music by Armand Amar

HOME – The music by Armand Amar There are the pictures. There’s the text. And then there’s the music, which accompanies, flies, reveals emotions, never becomes superfluous and never sentimentalizes the simple, poignant tale told by Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s movie. Armand Amar made several journeys to record with the Budapest Symphony Orchestra and the Shanghai Percussion […]

HOME (Bande-annonce)

HOME (Bande-annonce) Ce film raconte l’histoire de l’homme qui a rompu l’?Šquilibre de la Terre. Le prix ?  payer est lourd, mais il est trop tard pour ??tre pessimiste: il reste ?  peine dix ans ?  l’humanit?Š pour inverser la tendance, prendre conscience de son exploitation d?Šmesur?Še des richesses de la Terre, et changer son […]

Et si demain, vous n’aviez plus rien…

Et si demain, vous n’aviez plus rien… Spot r?Šalis?Š dans le cadre de l’?Šv?¨nement Festiv’Aliment-Terre qui aura lieu le 19 septembre 2009 ?  la Maison du Peuple ?  Saint-Gilles (Bruxelles). Concerts, exposition, documentaires, animations, contes pour enfants et boissons bio sont au rendez-vous! Link: Et si demain, vous n’aviez plus rien…

Privileged Planet

Privileged Planet The Search for Purpose in the Universe Many scientists and philosophers have claimed that Earth is an ordinary speck of dust adrift, without purpose or significance, in a vast cosmic sea. Yet current astronomical evidence seems to suggest just the opposite. We now know that a rare and finely-tuned array of factors makes […]

William Tyndale key role in spreading Reformation ideas

William Tyndale key role in spreading Reformation ideas In 1535, Tyndale was arrested and jailed in the castle of Vilvoorde outside Brussels for over a year. He was tried for heresy, choked, impaled and burnt on a stake in 1536. The Tyndale Bible, as it was known, continued to play a key role in spreading […]