Vatican Calls Santa Muerte, Mexico's 'Death Saint,' Blasphemous

May 9, 2013 Full story: The Huffington Post

The Vatican's culture minister says Mexico's folk Death Saint is a blasphemous symbol that shouldn't be part of any religion.

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Albuquerque, NM

#1 May 9, 2013
The yelping dogs of current thought will drown the timid voices if ignoring them doesn't work.
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Albuquerque, NM

#2 May 9, 2013
hey! muerte is death. There is no saint whose name is 'muerte', this is sacrilegious more having to do with evil superstition. Somehow Mexican culture is trashed no matter what. Here comes the term 'TRADITION' Mexico has a beautiful history and tradition is a BIG part of its history. The eagle devouring the serpent that is at the center of the Mexican flag has a traditional story behind it. In no way connected with the trashy, drunken view of Mexican history. The past has a very honorable part of life. Death be not proud and is accepted as something we cannot avoid but most of the time not welcomed. Perhaps the thought is kicked around but that's all.

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