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March 08, 2012
A statue of "Saint Death" is seen in Mexico City March 7, 2012. Known as "Santa Muerte" in Spanish, the...
Mexico City, Mexico
A statue of "Saint Death" is seen in Mexico City
A statue of "Saint Death" is seen in Mexico City March 7, 2012. Known as "Santa Muerte" in Spanish, the saint is often depicted as a skeletal "grim reaper" draped in white satin robes, beaded necklaces and carrying a scythe. Followers leave offerings of tequila, rum, beer, cigarettes, cash, flowers and candy at altars adorned with rosaries and candles. The Catholic Church frowns on the cult, whose origins may trace back to Aztec and Mayan death-gods or to ancient European traditions, but many devotees call themselves Catholics. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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