BBSNews 2007-08-30 -- (AU) Americans United for Separation of Church and State today commended President George W. Bush for his apology to a Wiccan war widow who was excluded from a private meeting with veterans and their deceased family members in Nevada earlier this week.
Roberta Stewart, whose husband Sgt. Patrick Stewart was killed in combat in...
Should you find your way up to Salem, Mass., this Halloween season, your chances of encountering a psychic are up — and the odds that that he or she has a felony record are down. That, for those of you who were too drowned in multimedia Harry Potter to notice, is the news from the real town where some estimate every...
Tradition, in the South Caucasus, dies hard. With the ancient July festival of Vardavar, one small group of Armenians is seeing a chance to relive Armenia’s pagan past, and affirm the country’s national identity.
Armenia adopted Christianity as its state religion in 301 AD, thereafter...
A bathing party was held as part of "Sayan Ring" festival in Shushenskoe, the Krasnoyarsk Territory, on Saturday night. The holiday was conducted by actors of "Krasa" Krasnoyarsk state ensemble. Up to 1,500 people came to the Shusha River, where the pagan holiday was celebrated. Up to 500 spectators were looking at what was happening from the bridge across the river.
BBSNews 2007-07-02 -- America's first VA-issued gravestone containing both a Christian cross and Wiccan pentacle will be dedicated on the 4th of July at Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, DC.
Wiccans, Christians, and those of other religions from across the nation will be taking part in the interfaith service, which will be...
Wiccans and those of other faiths from Wisconsin, Ohio, Nevada, Minnesota,
Michigan, Illinois, and elsewhere are traveling to Barneveld, Wisconsin to
take part in the nation's first Memorial Day Dedication of Wiccan veteran
Three granite markers with Pentacles will be dedicated on Monday, May 28 at
Circle Cemetery, Wisconsin's first conservation cemetery, located at Circle
Sanctuary Nature Preserve, near the village of Barneveld, about 25 miles
west of Madison, Wisconsin.
DUMFRIES, Va. — Above the woman’s fireplace hangs her wedding picture, taken in a Lutheran church years ago. Below it, on the mantelpiece, is a small Wiccan altar: two candles, a tiny cauldron, four stones to represent the elements of nature and a small amethyst representing her spirit.
A small but enthusiastic crowd was gathered in Tappan Square with some people decked out in skirts and capes and sporting their finest piercings, while others were dressed in everyday clothing. But everyone was there last Saturday to experience the Beltaine Festival, which Tim...