Pentagon doubles number of recognized religions to 221

(Ashland Times-Gazette) Although the armed services’ new list of recognized religions is cause for celebration for some, military officials say it won’t change much in daily life.

Last month, the Department of Defense released a complete list of the religions it recognizes, including some that hadn’t been recognized by all branches in the past.

On the list are heathenry, humanism, paganism, Wicca and more