Christian Outrage Shuts Down Idolatry Art Exhibit

ART THREAT: "Cruz said his installation, named Poleteismo or Polytheism, was conceived as a commentary on how idolatry has evolved throughout history. The targeted work symbolized the worship of men in a patriarchal society." … [Read more...]

Is Saudia Arabia Embracing Polytheistic Past?

THE GUARDIAN: "For years, the country has been erasing any evidence of its polytheistic, desert-dwelling past. But now, slowly, the tide may be starting to turn" … [Read more...]

Anonymous Person Spreading New Forest Child Abuse Claims

CARING FOR OUR CHILDREN: "In a message which began appearing on July 25 on several internet forums and message boards, including shameonyou.org, “Alice” made serious allegations of ritual child abuse against a New Forest Coven." … [Read more...]

Wiccan Leads Panel on Supernatural in Bengali Cinema

THE TIMES OF INDIA: "Chandreyee Ghosh had played a student of Wicca in " Parapaar", a show that used to be aired on a private Bengali channel, Anjan Dutt's telefilm "Mannequin", based on one of Ipsita's stories is almost ready to be aired while Rituparno Ghosh's involvement with the Wicca had started as early as when he was just 12 years old. The discussion was moderated by Ipsita and was directed towards how people have started opening up to the supernatural and the inexplicable." … [Read more...]

Real Witches Critique “True Blood”

REUTERS: "Marnie does communicate with the dead but she comes into witchcraft lacking groundedness," said Penczak, author of "The Inner Temple of Witchcraft: Magick, Meditation and Psychic Development. "A witch who gets good training usually learns to balance that with discipline, strength and focus. I would have liked to see a witch who was more competent and had a clearer sense of will and purpose." … [Read more...]

Shades of Faith: Minority Voices in Paganism

PAGAN WRITERS: "Shades of Faith: Minority Voices in Paganism is an anthology that encompasses the voices and experiences of minorities within the Pagan community and addresses some of the challenges, stereotyping, frustrations, talents, history and beauties of being different within the racial constructs of typical Pagan or Wiccan groups." … [Read more...]

Religious Right Calls NAR Pagan?

American Independent: "But the Aug. 6 event has also received sharp criticism from within the conservative Christian movement for some of its sponsors who hail from the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement, a branch of Pentecostalism that some view as pagan because it works to “divorce” America from a demon called Baal." … [Read more...]

Woman From Charlie Sheen Ritual In Street Brawl

SALEM PATCH: Laurie Stathopoulos, of Crow Haven Corner and the Charlie Sheen ritual, involved in street brawl. … [Read more...]

Celebrating Lammas: Some History of the Holiday

SCHOOL OF THE SEASONS: "Now some people say that William the Red was a Lammas sacrifice, that having made a wasteland of his kingdom, he was killed by the people (or the Gods) as a sacrifice to bring new life to the land. And some people say his brother Henry has him assassinated. And some people say that both versions are true." … [Read more...]

Stop Voting for Pagans?

WaPo ON FAITH: "If potential presidential candidate and current Texas Governor Rick Perry had ties to a religious leader who said, “Stop voting for Catholics,” or “Stop voting for Jews,” those ties would be eliminated immediately - or else he would be swallowed in a firestorm of controversy that would all but destroy his chances." … [Read more...]


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