October 21, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto this week: Icelanders abandon National State Church, as Ásatrú continues to grow. Plus: Shinto shrine adopts cashless system to accommodate Chinese tourists; Massive rare Viking ship revealed by radar Read more

October 14, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto for October 7th – 14th: ‘War shrine’ chief priest to quit after criticism of Emperor. Plus: Witches turn to magic in response to Kavanaugh; First ancient stone Thor’s Hammer found in Iceland Read more

October 7, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto for October 1st – 7th: Pagan beliefs common in religious and nonreligious Americans, research finds. Plus: Inmates sue prison, claim they are unable to practise Asatru; 1000 Goddesses to gather to balance Divine Feminine and Masculine, Read more

October 1, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto for September 23rd-30th: National Trust accused of Stonehenge tunnel betrayal. Plus: Accusing someone of witchcraft becomes a crime in India; Mid-autumn moon festival celebrated in Japan and across East Asia Read more

September 23, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto for September 16th-23rd: World media covers Autumn Equinox celebrations. Plus: Baltic pagans plead Catholic Church to end opposition over their religious status; English Heritage seeks Stonehenge holiday snaps for 100 year anniversary Read more

September 16, 2018

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September 10, 2018

Top stories in Paganism and Shinto: Pinrose withdraws ‘Starter Witch Kit’ following complaints. Plus: Deadly typhoon strikes Japan, causing loss of life and damaging historic shrines; Fundraising campaign launched for bronze memorial to women accused of witchcraft. Read more

September 4, 2018

In my next Cornish holy well pilgrimage, I went in search of not one, but two wells dedicated to the patron saint of actors. Read more

September 2, 2018

Pagan & Shinto News: List of accused ‘witches’ in Scotland published online for first time. Plus: Oxford show investigates the history of magic and witchcraft; US-based Shinto priestess appears on The History Channel Read more

August 31, 2018

In the summer, I made a pilgrimage to several of Cornwall’s fabulous holy wells. St Anne’s Well is notable for its mysterious face – who could it be? Read more

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