Priest car blessings in Bolivia

Families dressed in their Sunday best pop Champagne beside cars speckled with pom-poms. Outsiders would think a wedding is taking place. Until a white-robed priest — dodging firecrackers — starts to fling water from plastic flowers under the car’s hood. In Copacabana, Bolivia, this dance of pyrotechnics and holy men is part of a weekly … [Read more…]