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

April 7, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: New Japanese era name draws attention to Shinto shrine. Plus: Harry Potter books burned by Polish priests; Aphrodite statue on display for the first time in Athens Read more

March 31, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Shinto shrine seeks shrine maiden to perform services for anime figurines. Plus: Painting inspired by Dionysus removed from display following ‘satanism’ complaints; Canadian ‘psychic’ has witchcraft fraud charged dropped Read more

March 24, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Pagans around the world celebrate equinox and supermoon. Plus: UK Pagan shop hit with firework attack after constant harassment; Rescue Centres to be built for victims of witchhunts in Kilifi, Kenya Read more

March 17, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: 8chan user claiming to be New Zealand shooter posted ‘see you all in Valhalla’ before mosque massacre. Plus: Pagan author Raven Grimassi dies; Emperor starts Shinto ceremony series related to his abdication Read more

March 10, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Wiccan community expresses outrage at Ilhan Omar’s ‘antisemitic’ comments. Plus: Bad behavior forces Japanese religious sites to reject foreign group tourists; Longevity of world’s oldest person attributed to Shinto adherence Read more

March 3, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Memorial for witch-hunt victims unveiled in India. Plus: 30% of Japanese believe in kami, says survey; Most Japanese still offer cash at shrines despite QR code option Read more

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