January 6, 2019

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Minivan attack near Meiji Shrine blights New Year celebrations. Plus: Heathen religious services held aboard aircraft carrier; Sacred soil used by druids may defeat superbugs. Read more

January 2, 2019

In campaigning for greater equality for all, it’s vital that Pagan activists stick up for the rights of the nonreligious as well as the religious. Read more

December 30, 2018

From witches cursing Trump to witches protesting beauty companies, from women banned in Sumo rings to worldwide efforts to save a Shinto shrine, 2018 saw plenty of interesting news for both Paganism and Shinto in the international media. Let’s take a look at the 10 top stories in Paganism and Shinto as the year ends. Read more

December 23, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: World media looks at Pagan observance of winter solstice. Plus: Witches upset over Trump’s use of expression “witch hunt”; 4,400 year old tomb of royal priest unearthed in Egypt. Read more

December 15, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: 2,000-year-old ‘Cernunnos’ figurine discovered in UK. Plus: Couple detained after newspaper set on fire at Yasukuni Shrine; World Druid Survey launched. Read more

December 9, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Stonehenge site ‘damaged’ by engineers working on tunnel. Plus: Netherlands’ only Shinto shrine is recruiting shrine maidens; Pagans arrested for trespassing at Stonehenge speak out Read more

December 2, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Green Shinto blog features Paganism and Wicca in Japan. Plus: Japanese folk rituals approved for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list; Prince Akishino questions Japanese government financing of Shinto rite Read more

November 23, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Witches now outnumber Presbyterians in US; Worldwide press reacts. Plus: Pagans lose court fight over breaking Stonehenge rules; Warehouse at Meiji Shrine burns down Read more

November 18, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Official support group launched for Pagans in UK military. Plus: Man arrested for stealing 30 yen from Shinto shrine’s collection box; Easter Island demands British Museum give back 1,800-year-old stone statue Read more

November 11, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Satanic Temple sues Netflix over Sabrina’s baphomet statue. Plus: Japanese citizens to file suit against emperor’s Shinto enthronement rites; Wicca emerged as controversy in West Virginia election Read more

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