The National Church of Iceland continues to lose congregants. The latest data on religious registration from Registers Iceland reveals that the church lost 2,029 members during the first nine months of 2018. The State Church is the only of the five largest religious congregations to lose members this year.
The Hellenic Ethnic Religion, at the invitation of the world-renowned religious institution “Parliament of the World’s Religions”, represented Greece and its long spiritual tradition at this year’s Toronto Canadian event (November 1-7, 2018, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre).
A video from a beautiful ceremony held on Palatino hills on 21thApril 2018 which was the 2771th anniversary of founding Rome. The ceremony was led by the ECER members (European Congress of Ethnic Religions) from several states of Europe.
The Report of Societas Hesperiana pro Culto Deorum, for 16th ECER Congress, Rome 2018
The Triple Exile:
As we all know, after the doomed and execrable Second Edict of Theodosius, in the year 392 c.e., private (communitarian and domestic) rituals were banned in the entire territory of the Western Roman Empire. Terrible persecutions punished all who continued to honor the Gods and the Ancestors in all the territories of nowadays Italy. Anyway, we know from historical sources and because of the persistence of many ritual acts in rural Italy that many fellow gentiles continued to perform rituals during the long centuries of oppression. Continue reading The Roman-Italic rituals and their sources→
A great four-day event, with the participation of delegations from fifteen European countries and a representation from the US, culminated in an intense and luminous common ritual on the sacred hill of the Palatine on the 2771st anniversary of Rome foundation, the “Dies Natali”. So it was the sixteenth Congress of the ECER – European Congress of Ethnic Religions, organized by the Movimento Tradizionale Romano on the theme “The pagan rituals and their sources” (19 – 22 April 2018), concluded in Rome with great success, thanks to the synergy of prestigious doctrinal and scientific contributions and an impeccable organization. Continue reading The Review of Saturnia Tellus for the ECER Congress in Rome 2018→
The morally, religiously and culturally bankrupt Monotheism, is desperately clinging to life by conjuring up from its dark past the most disgusting aspects that its intolerant nature has to display. Its Islamic branch by use of military force is trying to bring humanity back to a period of medieval barbarity, while the Christian branch is attempting the same but with a preference to the 16th Century, the time of the Puritan Age.
With the incitement of fundamentalists, in country after country, those that exhibit a sick hatred for the human form, attack anything that glorifies it. Because the Greek art of the pre-Christian period and the Neoclassicism of the 19th Century that emulated it, above all others glorified the human body, they have become the main target of the monotheists. These attacks come in various guises, hiding behind the seemingly innocent masks of modernism, feminism etc…, or directly under the banners of fundamentalism and conservatism.