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Canonization of Junipero Serra scheduled for Wednesday afternoon


Pope Francis is set to canonize 18th-century Spanish Franciscan missionary Fr. Junípero Serra today in Washington, D.C. later this afternoon at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It is the first canonization on U.S. soil. What follows is a collection of articles written by NCR about the saint and controversy surrounding his sainthood.

New documentary explores Junípero Serra sainthood controversy


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October 9-22, 2015


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