St. Junipero Serra

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The statue of Bl. Junipero Serra at the Mission San Miguel in California.

Why Junipero Serra's canonization is important for the new evangelization

Jan 22, 2015

Although the colonial and missionary period of California’s history is often riddled with bitter memories, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los... Read more

Pope Francis speaks with journalists aboard the plane from Manila to Rome, Jan. 19, 2015.

Pope confirms three US stops in September, no Mexico for now

Jan 19, 2015

By Alan Holdren

During his in-flight press conference from Manila to Rome, Pope Francis confirmed he plans stops in Philadelphia, New York City... Read more

Blessed Junípero Serra.

California bishops to Pope: Thanks for the new saint!

Jan 16, 2015

Two California bishops have voiced elation and gratitude at Pope Francis’ announcement that he will canonize Blessed Junípero Serra, OFM,... Read more