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Mexico City, Mexico, August 12, 2007Like a supernatural Angelina Jolie, Mexico's Santa Muerte, or Saint of Death, is going from goth to glam.

At a chapel in Mexico City, a man holds a skeletal figure representing the folk saint during a ceremony to change its official image from that of a skeleton holding a globe and scythe to a female figure wearing a crown.

David Romo, the Traditional Mex-USA Church's archbishop, said the new incarnation of the saint appeared to a woman in a dream in December.

"It's a lot better, devotee Mabel Gonzalez said, "She's not as scary now," the news agency Associated Press reported.

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