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WhoStoleMyPassport t1_iybtlc4 wrote

The Baltics were the last region in Europe to be converted to Christianity in the 13th Century. And so the pagan traditions are still strong and they have nation wide pagan celebratinos in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and they are as popular as Christmas.

And in the recent years the pagan Church or whatever its called is growing while other religions are loosing members.


Baneken t1_iycmu3c wrote

No, Lapland was the "last bastion" of paganism in Western Europe.

Last witch drum burning and destruction of the remaining sacred Siidas were done at the early 19th century.

In Russia most Finnic groups have basically syncretised their animism with Orthodoxy creating a kind of pseudo-christianity with elements from both.