Jan 7, 2012

¡Viva? Mexico!: Santa Muerte: Mexico's Devotion To the Saint of Death (PHOTOS)

 A look, with pictures, at the cult of Saint Death in Mexico--and beyond

Huffington Post: "While tens of thousands of Mexicans have lost their lives in the ongoing drug war, millions more have become devoted to death. Saint Death (Santa Muerte) is a skeletal folk saint whose cult has proliferated on both sides of the border over the past decade. The Grim Reapress (she's a female figure) has rapidly become one of the most popular and powerful saints on both the Mexican and American religious landscapes. " read more ; see slide show

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