Top ten Pagan news stories of 2017

Heather Greene —  December 31, 2017 — Leave a comment

TWH – The Wild Hunt team is taking a break today in order to gather with family and friends as the old year ends and the new one begins. We will return tomorrow to start the year 2018 with our popular feature Pagan Voices, followed by Pagan Community Notes on Tuesday. Then we will be back with a regular schedule of news and commentary.

The Wild Hunt team looks forward to yet another exciting year of covering the stories and subjects of interest to the collective Pagan, Heathen, and polytheist communities. The coming year promises to be an engaging one, and we will be there ready to “cover the cauldron” as our motto says.

Until then, we wish all our readers and supporters a very safe and happy New Year’s Eve, and much success into the coming year.

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Before we go, here is one last look at the top ten Pagan-specific news stories of 2017:

CalderaFest organizers look to 2019; ticket holders still have questions 

Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche lauded as hero for dying to protect others

Havamal Witches hashtag earns applause and backlash

Australian Pagans express concern over pending release of convicted predator

Druid symbol approved for veteran headstones

Scott Holbrook pleads no contest citing legal costs

New Patheos contract fuels debate among Pagan bloggers 

WiCom priest under fire for ethical and sexual misconduct

Kenny Klein convicted on child pornography charges

Raymond Buckland (1934-2017)

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Heather Greene

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Heather is a freelance writer, film historian, and journalist, living in the Deep South. She has collaborated with Lady Liberty League on religious liberty cases, and formerly served as Public Information Officer for Dogwood Local Council and Covenant of the Goddess. She has a masters degree in Film Theory, Criticism and History from Emory University with a background in the performing and visual arts. Heather's book on witches in American film and television will be published by McFarland in 2018.