The annual 'Black Mass' ceremony was held below a full moon at a gathering in Catemaco, Veracruz on Friday, where worshippers carried out a series of rituals to call forth the devil. Thousands of people from all over Mexico flocked to Catemaco and San Andres Tuxtla on the first Friday of March ever year to be cleansed by satan. The event is dedicated to fertility and the invocation of... Еще energies for healing and restoration and is preserves an ancient tradition of the Olmec people. A goat was sacrificed as part of the ceremony and its blood mixed with alcohol for consumption by worshippers. The animal's blood is believed to provide the «purest» form of energy since it is pumped from a still-beating heart.