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Santa Muerte by Brian L Frank (24 images)

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Saint Death worship is a rapidly growing phenomenon across Mexico City, with its devoted worshippers growing into the thousands over the past decade. Worshippers are Catholics, who feel a special bond to Saint Death and descend on the dangerous neighborhood of Tepito every month to pray and worship. With roots in ancient indigenous death worship, saint death was transformed to allow for a more Catholic following, but was originally mainly worshipped by elements of the criminal world in...
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