National Geographic Explorer: The Cult of Mary (2015)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Religions & Belief Systems  |   Run Time - 45 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This National Geographic episode investigates the various customs, shrines and cultures dedicated to honoring and commemorating the Virgin Mary. From the Caritas community in Birmingham, Alabama, to a preacher in Maryland, and a highly-attended ceremony in Mexico, The Cult of Mary looks at how people throughout the world honor Mary, and the amount of funds that these diplays of devotion create worldwide.

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ceremony, custom [habit or practice], preacher, religion, ritual, virgin, worship [religious]