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.
Pope Francis Plans US Trip To Canonize California Priest Credited For Bringing Christianity To West CoastThe Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco says California Catholics are elated with the news that Pope Francis plans to canonize Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra.
Pope Francis To Canonize Junipero Serra, Founder Of California’s MissionsThe Franciscan friar who founded many of California’s missions in the late 1700s will be canonized by Pope Francis during his trip to the United States later this year.