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The Pagan Federation is a UK-based voluntary organisation, founded as the Pagan Front,  with the objective of providing information and countering misconceptions  about Neopaganism. It was formed in and campaigns for the religious rights of Neo-pagans and educates both civic bodies and the general public about Paganism. The memorandum of the association  lists the objects of the Pagan Federation as providing services for Pagans in the UK and abroad, providing information about Paganism to the public and all interested bodies, educating the public about Pagan beliefs and traditions, providing access to Pagan celebrations, and providing pastoral care for Pagans in the community including those in hospitals and prisons.
The Pagan Federation publishes a quarterly magazine, Pagan Dawnthat features articles, reviews, and research on both modern and historic Paganism. The Pagan Federation believes that 'Paganism is the ancestral religion of the whole of humanity',  according to Cole Morton who was awarded the ' Pagan Federation National Journalist of the Year ' in Pagan Federation states that for someone to be Pagan, they need only believe in the following:.
According to the Pagan Federation Wessex website, Pagan magazine uk Pagan Federation "seeks to support all Pagans to ensure they have the same rights as the followers of other beliefs and religions.
It aims to promote a positive profile for Pagans and Paganism and to provide information on Pagan beliefs to the media, official bodies and the greater community. It is active throughout Europe and organises a large of Pagan events. Init successfully fought for the reinstatement [ citation needed ] of its first Youth Manager, Dr Ralph Morse,   whose association with the organisation was considered sufficient grounds for his sacking as Head of Drama, Media and Theatre Arts at Shenfield High School in Essex. There are many different regional bodies each organising its own events and functioning on a local basis  In addition, Scotland has its own national Pagan Federation which carries out the work of the PF in that country.
The BBC reported on 27 Februarythat according to the Census, 42, people declared themselves as Pagans - the seventh highest for any UK religion - but some experts believe the true figure was nearer - and is ificantly higher now. For the Census, The Pagan Federation was asking all Pagans to put aside their reservations and to put 'Pagan' in the box for religion. This is so that a truer value of the of pagans in the Pagan magazine uk could be determined.
The ONS reported that 56, people identified themselves as Pagan in the census,  the eighth highest for a UK religion. Witches An Encyclopedia of Paganism and Magic. ISBN Retrieved 4 April Companies House. Is God still an Englishman? Great Britain: Little Brown. The Guardian. The Independent on Sunday.
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