You Won't Believe These Bizarre Religious Cults Exist in the 21st Century
17:06 GMT 21.07.2017 (Updated: 18:42 GMT 19.10.2022)
© AP Photo / Rebecca BlackwellA tattooed devotee of La Santa Muerte, or Saint Death, sells flowers to devotees paying Day of the Dead visits to a well-known Santa Muerte altar in Tepito, Mexico City, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016
© AP Photo / Rebecca Blackwell
A cult usually refers to a social group defined by religious, spiritual or philosophical beliefs. The size of such a group of people ranges from a local cult of just a few members to international organizations with millions of followers. Sputnik takes a look at some of the strangest cults in the world.