Junipero Serra

Vandals deface Santa Cruz Mission

The following comes from a November 3 Breitbart article by William Bigelow: Salinas, CA - On Monday morning, red paint was found splattered on the door of the Santa Cruz Mission, with graffiti accusing Father Junipero Serra of genocide painted

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Vandals deface Santa Cruz Mission2015-11-04T15:40:02-08:00

San Juan Capistrano City Council says no to Junipero Serra’s motto

The following comes from an October 21 Orange County Register article by Erin Donnelly: SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – San Juan Capistrano’s City Council voted Tuesday not to install St. Junipero Serra’s motto onto the council chamber walls. The vote was

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San Juan Capistrano City Council says no to Junipero Serra’s motto2015-10-23T15:34:57-07:00

Let the Indian in

The following comes from a Sept. 4 story in the Sacramento Bee. Bishop Jaime Soto, who heads the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento and the California Catholic Conference, announced Friday a plan to explore how American Indian experiences at California

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Let the Indian in2015-09-07T14:58:29-07:00

Saints aren’t perfect

The following comes from a July 21 Breitbart article by William Bigelow: This week, Gov. Jerry Brown, who was once a Jesuit seminarian, asserted that he will block California legislators from attempting to replace the statue of Father Junípero Serra

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Saints aren’t perfect2015-07-21T19:43:10-07:00

Chumash tribe plans anti-Junipero Serra demonstration

The following comes from a May 9 Edhat article: As Junipero Serra is schedule to become a Catholic Saint, many Native Americans, including the Chumash, oppose the sainthood claiming a misrepresentation of mission history. The pope is scheduled to proclaim

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Chumash tribe plans anti-Junipero Serra demonstration2015-05-13T11:06:08-07:00

Guess who’s got Junipero Serra’s back?

The following comes from a May 2 LA Times article by Harriet Ryan: Pope Francis weighed in on a thorny topic in California history Saturday when he spoke at length at a Rome Mass about Father Junipero Serra, the controversial

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Guess who’s got Junipero Serra’s back?2015-05-04T15:24:15-07:00

Let’s break it down

The following comes from an April 26 Catholic Exchange article by Karl Keating of Catholic Answers: Saturday’s lead editorial in our local newspaper, the San Diego Union-Tribune, was titled “Who Should Represent California: Father Serra or Sally Ride?” It was

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Let’s break it down2015-04-29T00:06:57-07:00