Saturday, 31 October 2009

Bolivian Catholics asked to forgo human skulls - Yahoo! News UK

 

The Bolivian Episcopal Conference on Friday asked the overwhelmingly Catholic nation to cast aside the "growing" trend of seeking protection from bad luck by making offerings of coca, cigars or drinks to human crania.

As much of the world celebrates Halloween and Mexico prepares for its Day of the Dead, Bolivian bishops had another festival on their minds, the Day of Skulls, which falls on November 8.

Bolivian Catholics asked to forgo human skulls - Yahoo! News UK

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