Controversial 'Saint of Death' Gaining Popularity in the U.S.

Santa Muerte is best known as the patron saint of drug lords in Mexico, where experts say 5 million people worship her. But her influence is growing across the border with a more mainstream following in the United States.

The Catholic Church has condemned her, but those devoted to Santa Muerte say part of her appeal is her greater acceptance.

Fusion Live’s Bradley Blackburn met young followers at a Los Angeles temple.

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