June 17, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Cleric battles to exonerate innocent ‘witches’. Plus: Burial mound owner ‘worried’ over long barrow’s £13,000 tax bill; Sacred Kagura dancing theatre opens in Osaka Read more

June 9, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Wiccan professor sues Catholic college for religious discrimination. Plus: New single calls for return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece; Rare exhibition focusing on animals in Japanese art on display in U.S. Read more

June 3, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: J.K Rowling announces four more Harry Potter short books. Plus: Trump becomes first US president to watch sumo; Once-in-a-decade boat festival draws crowds in western Japan Read more

May 26, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Sweden considers banning hate groups from using Norse symbols. Plus: Head of ancient Roman goddess statue found near Colosseum; Minutes found for 1980s meetings about Japan ministers’ visits to Yasukuni Shrine Read more

May 20, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Pagans react to new abortion bans. Plus: Japan uses turtle divination for emperor enthronement rites; Disaster-hit Fukushima shrines eye consolidation as key to survival Read more

May 12, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Florida Pagan Gathering harassed by evangelical Christian messages. Plus: Man returns chunk of Stonehenge he swiped 60 years ago; Japan’s emperor reports enthronement plans to his ancestors Read more

May 5, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Japan welcomes new era with Shinto rites. Plus: Controversy rekindled over Shinto-linked imperial succession rite; May Queen at Scottish Beltane festival highlights green issues Read more

April 29, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: UK academics on a hunt for ‘witch bottles’. Plus: First museum dedicated to Japanese folklore monsters opens near Hiroshima; Japan to spend record ¥16.6 billion on coronation of new Emperor Read more

April 22, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Emperor performs ritual to report abdication to Shinto gods. Plus: Pagans react to Notre Dame fire; Irish city’s year as European Capital of Culture year delayed to reflect ancient Pagan calendar Read more

April 14, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Church burning suspect venerated Norse Goddess. Plus: Druid ‘natural childbirth’ midwife in prison after newborn dies; Shinto exhibition opens in Cleveland Read more

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