California lawmakers have passed legislation to replace a statue of St. Junípero Serra at the Capitol in Sacramento with a new monument honoring the state’s native peoples. The Serra statue has been in storage since it was torn down by protesters in July 2020. A humble 18th-century Franciscan priest, Serra would surely approve of a new monument honoring the indigenous Californians he spent his life serving.
Archbishop Cordileone and Archbishop Gomez in the WSJ: ‘Don’t Slander St. Junípero Serra’…
Praise the Lord