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The Future Of Paganism - Huffington Post

The Future Of Paganism - Huffington Post | Pagan | Scoop.it
We cannot tell the future of Paganism any more that one can tell the future of a small child.
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The Pagan Side of Easter - Huffington Post

The Pagan Side of Easter - Huffington Post | Pagan | Scoop.it
Eostre is the pagan connection to Easter. Does that mean that Easter is a pagan holiday? There is not a simple answer to this question....
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Memorial for Irish witch trials objected to as “anti-God” and “devil worship” - IrishCentral

Memorial for Irish witch trials objected to as “anti-God” and “devil worship” - IrishCentral | Pagan | Scoop.it
Plaque for eight women from east Antrim convicted of witchcraft in the early 1700s will go up despite opposition.
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Icelandic pagan movement builds first temple in capital - BBC News

Icelandic pagan movement builds first temple in capital - BBC News | Pagan | Scoop.it
Iceland's neo-pagan Asatru movement plans Reykjavik temple which will hold 250 people at a time.
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Witches tie the knot in UK's first same-sex Pagan wedding - Telegraph.co.uk

Witches tie the knot in UK's first same-sex Pagan wedding - Telegraph.co.uk | Pagan | Scoop.it
The couple, who live in Edinburgh, are both described as being hedge witches, who use herbal remedies to deal with medical and spiritual ailments
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Mysterious 1500-year-old amulet shows pagan beliefs persisted into 4th century - Science Recorder

Mysterious 1500-year-old amulet shows pagan beliefs persisted into 4th century - Science Recorder | Pagan | Scoop.it
Tech Times Mysterious 1500-year-old amulet shows pagan beliefs persisted into 4th century Science Recorder At the ancient city of Nea Paphos in Cyprus, archeologists have unearthed a strange 1,500-year-old amulet bearing a palindrome inscription...
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Christmas 'Undoubtedly' Has Pagan Roots 'But Having a Tree Isn't Worshipping ... - Christian Post

Christmas 'Undoubtedly' Has Pagan Roots 'But Having a Tree Isn't Worshipping ... - Christian Post | Pagan | Scoop.it
One month after "Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas" hit theaters across the U.S., two experts added their own viewpoints on how the yuletide season's traditions came to be what they are today.
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The Roots of Catholicism: Pagan or Jewish? - Catholic World Report

The Roots of Catholicism: Pagan or Jewish? - Catholic World Report | Pagan | Scoop.it
The Roots of Catholicism: Pagan or Jewish? As we near Advent and Christmas, the tired claim that Christianity is warmed-over paganism will be trotted out yet again. Mark P. Shea
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Suspected of witchcraft, Paraguayan woman tied to a pole, shot with arrows and ... - National Post

Suspected of witchcraft, Paraguayan woman tied to a pole, shot with arrows and ... - National Post | Pagan | Scoop.it
Nine men charged with first-degree murder after 45-year-old sentenced to death by village chief. Indigenous groups are generally "very peaceful and tolerant," says anthropologist.
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'Wiccans are nothing to be afraid of': Edmonton priestess - Globalnews.ca

'Wiccans are nothing to be afraid of': Edmonton priestess - Globalnews.ca | Pagan | Scoop.it
From the long, black dress to the maniacal cackle, witches have long been portrayed as evil. But as we head into Halloween, a couple of local Wiccans want to clear up some of the misconceptions around the Wicca religion.
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"Witchcraft is not evil" says witch on warmest Halloween yet - Your Local Guardian

"Witchcraft is not evil" says witch on warmest Halloween yet - Your Local Guardian | Pagan | Scoop.it
A real-life witch has chosen Halloween to dispel myths about bubbling cauldrons with evil brews and ugly witches just waiting to wreak havoc.
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On trial for witchcraft – Irish women of sorcery or power? - IrishCentral

On trial for witchcraft – Irish women of sorcery or power? - IrishCentral | Pagan | Scoop.it
Truth and jealousy in Ireland’s three most famous witchcraft trials.
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Wiccan to deliver invocation to House of Representatives - KCCI Des Moines

Wiccan to deliver invocation to House of Representatives - KCCI Des Moines | Pagan | Scoop.it
An Iowa House representative invited a woman to give a Wiccan invocation to the House, an unusual decision that's raising a lot of questions.
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Priest axed amid sex abuse allegations

Priest axed amid sex abuse allegations | Pagan | Scoop.it
A priest has been removed from St Mary’s Parish Church in Cleland as Police Scotland investigate historic sex abuse allegations.
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Paganism is alive and well – but you won't find it at a Goddess Temple - Spectator.co.uk

Paganism is alive and well – but you won't find it at a Goddess Temple - Spectator.co.uk | Pagan | Scoop.it
The first pagan temple to be built in Iceland for a thousand years has just been granted planning permission, a wonderful bureaucratic detail that shows up just how much this…
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Christian mom alarmed that school bus tail lights form 'pagan' pentagram - Raw Story

Christian mom alarmed that school bus tail lights form 'pagan' pentagram - Raw Story | Pagan | Scoop.it
Raw Story Christian mom alarmed that school bus tail lights form 'pagan' pentagram Raw Story A Christian mom in Cordova, Tennessee is worried that occult influences are lurking in her town and showing their presence in the unlikeliest of places,...
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Winter Solstice 2014: 3 Things To Know About Pagan Yule Celebrations - International Business Times

Winter Solstice 2014: 3 Things To Know About Pagan Yule Celebrations - International Business Times | Pagan | Scoop.it
The pagan holiday known as Yule falls on Dec. 21, the day of the winter solstice.
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Harry Potter author JK Rowling says Wiccans 'cannot co-exist' with witches and ... - The Independent

Harry Potter author JK Rowling says Wiccans 'cannot co-exist' with witches and ... - The Independent | Pagan | Scoop.it
Harry Potter author JK Rowling has defended herself against suggestions that her fictional school of witchcraft and wizardry doesn’t reflect a diversity of belief systems - revealing that the only religion not represented at Hogwarts is Wicca.
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Pagan festival brings snow to the Highlands - Aberdeen Press and Journal

Aberdeen Press and Journal Pagan festival brings snow to the Highlands Aberdeen Press and Journal A fun pagan festival has been proven to be a fruitful plan after an offering to the “snow gods” resulted in a healthy dumping of crisp white snow.
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Wiccan Priest Opens Alabama City Council Meeting With Invocation to 'Gentle ... - Christian News Network

Wiccan Priest Opens Alabama City Council Meeting With Invocation to 'Gentle ... - Christian News Network | Pagan | Scoop.it
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A Wiccan priest opened an Alabama city council meeting with an invocation to the 'gentle goddess and loving god' this past week in an effort ...
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'Witch Marks' Carved Into 17th-Century Estate - Discovery News

'Witch Marks' Carved Into 17th-Century Estate - Discovery News | Pagan | Scoop.it
The marks date to early 1606 and the reign of King James I, a period when superstition and paranoia gripped England.
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11 Witches From Fiction Who Embody What Feminism Really Means - Huffington Post

11 Witches From Fiction Who Embody What Feminism Really Means - Huffington Post | Pagan | Scoop.it
Of all the spooky beings spotlighted on Halloween, none is more truly badass than the witch.
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How Modern Pagans Are Reclaiming The Halloween Witch Costume As An Act ... - Huffington Post

How Modern Pagans Are Reclaiming The Halloween Witch Costume As An Act ... - Huffington Post | Pagan | Scoop.it
A black cape, a pointed hat and a broom. There is perhaps no Halloween costume more iconic than a witch. But does it cross a cultural sensitivity line? The Rev.
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