Russia’s Plan to Ban Jehovah’s Witnesses


Group gives Protestants competition for souls, but also an ally on religious freedom.

CHR Comment: Russian legal process typically distinguishes between traditional religions, such as Baptists and Lutherans, and non-traditional groups that are new to the country.

Source: Russia’s Plan to Ban Jehovah’s Witnesses Puts Evangelicals in a Tight Spot | News & Reporting | Christianity Today

Mourners at St. Isaac’s Cathedral

See Sunday’s best news pictures.

CHR Comment: The ninth photograph is a wonderful photograph of mourners at St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia. They are lighting prayer candles in commemoration of those who died in the recent plane crash.

Source: Today in Pictures: November 8 – NBC News