SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
St Junipero Serra
July 08, 2020
Catholic builds a shrine to St Junipero Serra on the site of destroyed Sacramento statue
July 06, 2020
On the evening of Independence Day, a crowd in Sacramento tore down a statue of St. Junipero Serra, set fire to it, and beat it with sledgehammers. The statue, on the grounds of California’s state capitol, was the third figure of the missionary saint to be torn down by crowds in California in recent weeks.
June 29, 2020
"Evil has made itself present here. So we have gathered together... in an act of reparation, asking God's mercy on us and on the whole city."
June 26, 2020
Two statues of St Junipero Serra have been moved from a Catholic mission amid fears of vandalism
August 21, 2017
St Junipero Serra is credited with bringing Christianity to California
July 02, 2017
Resist temptation to concentrate on 'problems, worries, bad news and scandals', says cardinal
November 19, 2015
'It's time we finished what was begun nearly 100 years ago', says bishops' treasurer
October 21, 2015
90 per cent of American Catholics now say they view Pope Francis favourably