The religion of Wicca is sometimes
called "witchcraft." But the terms "witch" and "witchcraft"
have at least 17 different meanings. Most of
them are unrelated to each other. They range from:
A belief that can be traced back to the Middle Ages in which profoundly evil persons were believed to have existed who were in league with Satan and who issued curses to spread disease, harm and murder across the country.
Followers of Wicca -- a modern-day Neopagan religion, which is a reconstruction of an ancient Celtic religion. Its main rule of behavior is the Wiccan Rede. It requires Wiccans its believers to do no harm.
people believe that these many practices are similar or identical to each other.
In various countries of the world, judicial and church murders, lynching, shootings, attempted mass murders, common assaults, etc, have resulted
from this confusion.