[From Trey:] Today we’re launching “Disfellowshipped,” a 3-episode story about the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ practice of shunning, told in virtual reality. We designed our video “Disfellowshipped” to be an immersive experience, best viewed with a VR headset.
By Barbara Anderson
When my husband and I left the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs), we, like countless others, lost family members and friends because of the Witnesses shunning doctrine. Each of us has a story to tell as to why we left. Some of us have stories that are similar; others far different. . .
The National Post, a Canadian online news service, reported that a ruling by the Alberta Court of Appeal states that secular courts have the authority to overturn religious edicts in certain situations. That court will allow a Calgary resident to challenge his being disfellowshipped and shunned by his Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation.
[The following article was forwarded to me from a correspondent in Portugal. The English translation is very rough. Original Portuguese language version follows English version.] By Lusa24 – March, 2012 Ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses met today in Porto, with the goal of creating “an association to help people …