2 November 2013

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Christianity, Voodoo Mix On Haiti's Day Of Dead

In a Port-au-Prince cemetery, Haitians gathered Saturday to ask "the spirit of death" for any number of desires, ranging from housing to visas, during Haiti's Day of the Dead. "It's a tradition: on the Day of the Dead, after church, I come to greet Baron," said Fabienne, a 28-year-old participant in the festivities, which combine elements of Christianity and voodoo practices. [...]




Christianity, voodoo mix on Haiti's Day of Dead (via AFP)
In a Port-au-Prince cemetery, Haitians gathered Saturday to ask "the spirit of death" for any number of desires, ranging from housing to visas, during Haiti's Day of the Dead. "It's a tradition: on the Day of the Dead, after church, I come to greet…





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