Newsom Signs Law to Replace Fr. Serra Statue With Memorial to Indigenous CaliforniansMore than a year after protesters toppled a statue of Spanish missionary Junipero Serra on the grounds of the Capitol, Gov. Newsom signed a law on Friday to replace it with a memorial for the state’s Native peoples.
5 Charged With Felony Vandalism for Defacing Junipero Serra Statue in San RafaelFive people arrested for damaging and tearing down a statue of Saint Junipero Serra last month at the Mission San Rafael Arcángel now face felony vandalism charges.
San Francisco Archbishop Performs Exorcism in San Rafael at Felled Serra StatueArchbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco performed an exorcism Saturday at Mission San Rafael Arcangel where protesters had toppled a statue of Father Junipero Serra, saying the ceremony was to drive out evil and defend the image of Serra.
5 Arrested In Vandalism, Toppling Of Junipero Serra Statue At San Rafael ChurchFive people have been arrested following a protest in San Rafael which resulted in the vandalism and toppling of a Junipero Serra statue at a San Rafael church.
Protesters Topple Junipero Serra Statue In San Rafael To Mark Indigenous Peoples' DayProtesters pulled down a statue of Junipero Serra in downtown San Rafael, Monday evening.
San Francisco Archbishop Holds Exorcism At Golden Gate Park Site Where Serra Statue Was ToppledArchbishop Salvatore Cordileone gathered a group of worshipers over the weekend at the site where Black Lives Matter protesters toppled a statue of Father Junipero Serra to conduct a exorcism because "evil is present here."
San Francisco Archbishop Outraged Over Toppling Of Golden Gate Park Junipero Serra StatueSan Francisco Archbishop Salvadore Cordileone has voiced harsh criticism of protesters who toppled a statue of Catholic missionary Junipero Serra in Golden Gate Park during a weekend Juneteenth demonstration.
Photos: Juneteenth Protesters Topple Golden Gate Park Statues Of Serra, Key, GrantThe statues of Junipero Serra, Francis Scott Key, U.S. Grant laid on the ground in the pre-dawn darkness of Golden Gate Park Saturday, toppled, broken and defaced by a large crowd of Juneteenth protesters who gathered to demand an end to racial injustice.
Girl Finds Decapitated Head Of Junipero Serra Statue On Monterey CoastA young girl found the decapitated head of a Junipero Serra statue during a low tide Saturday afternoon along the coast of Monterey.
Mission Vandalized In Santa Cruz With Message Mentioning Junipero SerraThe Santa Cruz Mission was vandalized earlier this week with a message mentioning a recently canonized saint, and the incident is being investigated as a hate crime, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Vandals Decapitate Junipero Serra Statue In MontereyPolice in Monterey are searching for vandals who decapitated a statue of Junipero Serra at a city park, after another statue of Serra was toppled over at the nearby mission in Carmel.
Vandals Topple Junipero Serra Statue At Carmel Mission Where Newly-Sainted Friar Was BuriedVandals defaced a statue of Father Junipero Serra at the Carmel Mission, where the remains of the recently canonized missionary are buried.
Junipero Serra Elevated To Saint By Pope FrancisPope Francis elevates Calif. missionary Junipero Serra to sainthood in first US canonization.
California Senator Wants 'Controversial' Missionary Statue At US Capitol Replaced With First Woman Astronaut Sally RideA California legislator has proposed replacing missionary-priest Junipero Serra's statue from the U.S. Capitol with one of astronaut Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman in space.
Pope Francis Shoots Down Speculation, Won’t Visit California In SeptemberPope Francis will not visit California as part of his U.S. Tour in September.