A New York pastor dismissed the vandalism attack that hit his church last week as just “paint on the walls [and] no one got hurt,” but it still spelled trouble for the Christian community and the police.
Source: New York Church Defaced With Spray-Painted Images of Upside-Down Crosses, ‘Witch Spells’
Awww… The little kiddies and wanna-be satanists are out and got hold of spray paint. Just check the local Halloween costume shop.
A man who whipped and prostituted two teenage girls has been freed to live in the community without supervision for the first time in almost 20 years.
The court previously heard that Fletcher still believes that his crimes related to his “Wiccan” religious beliefs, but says he now recognises such behaviour is illegal.
Source: Wiccan sex offender Robin Fletcher free to live without supervision
I believe he should have known from the beginning this was not Wiccan or Pagan behavior as the Rule of Three would have had him dealt with.
The Wilmington City Council will start its meetings with a new prayer written by a Pagan artist
Source: Wilmington City Council debuts new prayer by Pagan artist – FederalNewsRadio.com
Atheists cause less scandal then Christians who talk one way and act another, Pope Francis said.
Source: Pope: It’s better to be an atheist than a bad Christian – CNN.com
A Maine pagan priest won the right to wear goat horns in a state-issued identification card on Dec. 14, months after the Bureau of Motor Vehicles told him to remove them for an ID photo.
Source: Maine Pagan Wins Right To Wear Horns In ID Photo | Americans United
The political divide is even splintering Spokane’s witches
They cast spells and they cast ballots. In Indianapolis, they hexed Donald Trump, taking to Instagram with grainy photos of Beelzebub. In New England, Vermont’s Feminists Against Trump — a group of college professors — cast spells of love to “destroy the Great Orange One.”
Source: Partisan Pagans | Arts & Culture | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and the Inland Northwest
Guwahati, Jan 27 (PTI) Assamese feature film “Aei Maatite” based on witch hunting has received clearance from the Censor Board without any cut or modification.
“Aei Maatite” is directed by independent filmmaker and eminent theatre personality Sitanath Lahkar and is an adaptation of his well-known stage play “Tamasaa” which revolves around the burning problem of witch hunting in the state.
” After reviewing the film for certification, the Censor Board members lauded the making of the action drama film which cinematically showcases some of the inhuman killings in the name of witch hunting,” Lahkar said in a statement.
Source: Assamese film on witch hunting receives clearance without cuts – India.com
Manx National Heritage is delighted to welcome the return of enigmatic historian Professor Ronald Hutton, who will be presenting a public lecture on, ‘Folklore, History and Paganism’, at the Manx Museum on Friday 27th January 2017.
Professor Hutton is a leading authority on the history of the British Isles in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, on ancient and medieval paganism and magic, and on the global context of witchcraft beliefs.
Source: Professor Hutton to Lecture on ‘Folklore, History and Paganism’ | Isle of Man News :: isleofman.com