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

November 4, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto for October 21st – November 4th: Press focus on modern witchcraft and Samhain celebrations for Halloween season. Plus:: New Sabrina TV series provokes mixed reactions; US Shinto shrine holds ceremony for felled trees Read more

October 29, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto for October 21st – 29th: Princess Ayako has Shinto wedding at Meiji Shrine. Plus: Druid event in Tennessee sparks protest from Christians; Hospital employee fired over beard he says required by ‘Norse Pagan Heathen’ faith Read more

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