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The Easter message is the Resurrection not the suffering says Bishop

Though we can be swept up in the pagan traditions of Easter like easter eggs, the holiday has its foundation in the death and resurrection of Jesus.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Aradia in Tuscany

Aradia was a mythological figure who appeared in Charles Godfrey Leland's influential 19th century book Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches .

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Related Topix: Supernatural

Galloway Today

The Traprain Treasure at Whithorn

A treasure trove of silver once used as the centre piece for 5th century late Roman banquets has gone on display at the Whithorn Story.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Letter: A reminder of Easter's purpose

Many of us older folks who grew up in the Greater New Bedford area have the benefit or influence of a parochial education.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, New Bedford, MA, Opinion

Denver Westword

Ritual your way: an amateur's guide to witchy stuff

If anything, the Pink Moon and lunar eclipse last night were a great break in the status-update monotony that usually plagues social networks -- for a few hours, Scandal, Game of Thrones and the cockroach of all television shows, Breaking Bad , were not dominating newsfeed conversation.

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Examiner.com

At the Getty. 'Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections'

Byzantium - the very word conjures up images of a culture that was mystical and the mysterious, cultured, sophisticated and intimately doomed.

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Related Topix: Greece, World News

BellaOnline

Wiccan Full Seed Month of April

THIS YEAR: Waxing moon period: 3/30/2014 to 4/14/2014 Waxing first quarter moon: 4/7/2014 Full Seed Moon: 4/15/2014 Waning moon period: 4/16/2014 to 4/28/2014 Waning last quarter moon: 4/22/2014 Observations: The Tetrad eclipse phenomenon of blood-red lunar eclipses starts on 4/15/14 and runs to 9/28/2015, and consists of four lunar eclipses, each ... (more)

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WPTV Local News

The accused Kansas killer's neo-pagan religion

Frazier Glenn Cross, the man suspected of fatally shooting three people at two Jewish-affiliated facilities, could be formally charged with hate crimes as early as Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, Park, KS, Southern Poverty Law Center, Law

BellaOnline

The Art of Caching

Caching, or stashing, items for later use is a very old practice. Scientists have found mammoth meat stored by our Palaeolithic ancestors in deep lakes where the low temperature and lack of oxygen mean that it has stayed preserved until modern times.

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New York Daily News

Occult store seeks greenspace funds

Owners Fred Jennings , Phil English and Joseph Petersen describe the garden they've planned for the back area at Catland, a popular occult bookstore and event space on the Bushwick-Williamsburg border.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Easter's pagan roots

THE LAST day of the Easter holiday, Easter Monday, brings traditions that may be difficult for many foreigners to understand.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

BellaOnline

Create A Potted Plant Altar

One of the best things we can do as Wiccans to strengthen our spiritual practice is to increase our connection to the great outdoors, especially the cycle of growing plants.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Serious Eats

Celebrate Spring With an Egg in Your Cocktail

Unless you live in California or parts of the American Southwest, you're probably as relieved as I am to finally see the backside of this year's long, brutal winter.

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Related Topix: California

News24

The Truth of Genesis: The Biblical New Year, Passover, And The Final Countdown

Awarded after your tenth article is published on MyNews24. You've got 15 more to go to reach the next level! Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 was the ninth comet, whose orbital period is 200 years or less, that was discovered by astronomers Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker , and their teammate David Levy.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

SavannahNow

School holiday display bill clears S.C. House panel

South Carolina parents might very well see a menorah and a manger alongside a Christmas tree and even a Festivus pole from the TV show "Seinfeld" at their children's schools next winter if state legislation is passed.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Life, Holidays, Hanukkah, Christmas, Education Etc.

OpEdNews

Jesus and Paul Chose to Die as Dedicated Jews--According to the New Testament

If you were accused of a crime punishable by death wouldn't you use your best defense? And if you believed that you didn't commit a crime and, moreover, that the accusing authority lacked jurisdiction over you, wouldn't you make those points your main rebuttal? Why, then, didn't Jesus or Paul explicitly declare a new religion? It's well documented ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, US News, Liberal Political News

Broward-Palm Beach

Pedophilia Rumors Roil Florida Pagan Community

Even pagans have their limits, apparently, and rumors that some of their number have crossed the line by advocating pedophilia have cast a cloud over the Florida pagan community's big annual May Day shindig, the Florida Pagan Gathering .

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Related Topix: Samhain, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Beltaine, Celtic

Iol.co.za

Witches want an apology from Mbalula

An organisation representing witches is demanding that Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula and ANC provincial secretary Songezo Mjongile apologise for "inciting" witch-hunts.

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The Raw Story

Wiccan cop couple sues LAPD for harassing them over their religion

Two members of the Los Angeles Police Department have filed separate lawsuits accusing fellow officers of harassing them because they are Wiccans.

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Related Topix: Blues, The Blues Brothers

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Breitbart.com

Wiccan Police Officer Sues L.A. for Religious Discrimination

An LAPD sergeant who has been on the force for nearly 25 years is suing the city, claiming that he suffered religious discrimination for his religious beliefs, according to a news report by CBS News' L.A. affiliate .

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