Wiccan Denied Clergy Status in Virginia

At Patheos, Literata Hurley, a Wiccan priestess, writes about being denied “clergy status” in Virginia. Hurley had applied to a state circuit court seeking clergy status in order to perform legal marriage ceremonies. “The Arlington County Court refused to grant me the right,” Hurley writes, “apparently on the grounds that my ‘congregation’ does not own a building.”

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