santa muerte

1.31.17

Santa Muerte's New Track Is an Occult Ballroom Variation

The Houston duo has shared "Aye" ahead of their performance in Brooklyn next month.

6.7.16

Santa Muerte Announce New EP and Share Lead Single Brooding in Sensuality

"Trembla" sees the Houston artists collaborating with French producer King Doudou.

2.17.16

The Pope Blames Business for Crime in Mexico — And Asks Prisoners to Forgive Society

Speaking in Ciudad Juárez, once the epicenter of Mexico's drug wars, the Pope condemned "today's slave drivers" for creating the conditions generating violence. Hours before he asked inmates to forgive society for pushing them into crime.

2.11.16

A Narco-Saint, a Death Cult, and a Lost-Cause Apostle Await the Pope in Mexico

As Mexico lavishly prepares for Pope Francis' first visit to the world's second most Catholic nation, the country's rapidly growing religious counterculture doesn't really care that he's coming.

5.11.15

The Patron Saint of Mexico’s Drug War Is Making Inroads in Canada

The cult of Santa Muerte is growing in popularity among Canadians and Americans, despite its gruesome associations—or maybe because of them.

1.20.15

The Cult of Santa Muerte: The Mexican Lady Saint of Death

Santa Muerte is the patron saint of death, and she's been condemned and suppressed by the Mexican government and Catholic Church. In the latest Entitlement podcast, we talked to death expert Megan Rosenbloom about this illicit religious...

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11.13.14

Our Lady of the Holy Death Is the World's Fastest Growing Religious Movement

"People feel more comfortable asking her for favors that they probably shouldn't ask a Catholic saint for. If you want your shipment of meth to arrive safely, it's easier to ask Santa Muerte than the Virgin of Guadalupe."