San Padrino Endoque – The first saint of Santa Muerte

At 3 a.m. on July 31st, 2008 unknown assailants sprayed Jonathan Legaria Vargas' car with over 150 bullets, killing him instantly but sparing his two passengers. Known as both "Padrino (Godfather) Endoque' and "Comandante Pantera," Vargas was a charismatically outspoken leader in the growing public devotional tradition surrounding Santa Muerte. With the creation of a … Continue reading San Padrino Endoque – The first saint of Santa Muerte