‘Saint’ Death condemned by Vatican

Posted November 1, 2016 9:37 pm by The Busy Catholic

‘Saint’ Death condemned by Vatican

Santa Muerte fuelled by drug wars

A statue of Santa Muerte (Photo Credit: Toni Francois)

A skeletal female figure of death is exploding into popularity in Mexico, Central America, and some parts of the United States.

Yet despite her saintly name, Santa Muerte is not a recognized saint by the Roman Catholic Church. In 2013, Vatican officials condemned devotion to her, saying it was “the


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