Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Wiccans
Today's New York Times includes a fascinating article on Wicca: "Wiccans Keep the Faith With a Religion Under Wraps." The following is an excerpt:

Among the most popular religions to have flowered since the 1960s, Wicca — a form of paganism — still faces a struggle for acceptance, experts on the religion and Wiccans themselves said. In April, Wiccans won an important victory when the Department of Veterans Affairs settled a lawsuit and agreed to add the Wiccan pentacle to a list of approved religious symbols that it will engrave on veterans’ headstones.

But Wicca in the civilian world is largely a religion in hiding. Wiccans fear losing their friends and jobs if people find out about their faith.

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At 10:59 AM, Blogger Juloyes said...

fascinating article. thanks for sharing.

 

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