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Rosaries as fashion: Why not to wear prayer beads as an accessory

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Teen Vogue, February 2023

A rosary has been part of Mar A. García Sabaté’s Catholic and Latina identity since her elementary school days in San Juan, Puerto Rico. “Many of my family members and myself still use it as a way to communicate with God and express our faith,” she says. Now a 21-year-old student at Boston College, Mar thinks wearing a rosary as a fashion accessory isn’t stylish. She thinks it is religious appropriation.

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