1st: Lughnasdah [read more about this sabbat]
8th: New Moon
22nd: Full Moon
THIS MONTH IN PAGAN HISTORY
1612 - Execution of the Lancashire, England Witches.
1623 - Order of the Rosy Cross established in Paris.
1634 - Father Urbain Grandier, found guilty of Bewitching Nuns in Loudon, England.
1692 - John Willard and Reverand George Burroughs put to death in the Salem Witch Trials.
1824 - Birthday of Charles Godfrey Leland, Author of Aradia, Gospel of Witches.
1989 - Church of Wicca, founded in Australia by Lady Tamara Von Forslun.
Cromwell Book Ban Effort Gains Allies, Media Attention
A group seeking to have all materials dealing with witches and witchcraft removed from the school system says it has collected close to 500 signatures, many from people living out of town, in support of its cause. [read full article]
Pagan Airman's Split Tongue Triggers Policy Review
...But in Jarrell's case, it is not simply a question of dress and appearance policy. Jarrell is a pagan, a religion recognized by the Defense Department, and he aspires to be a priest. Pagan priests in his sect, he says, have forked tongues.
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