Tag : Fr. Junipero Serra
title : Father Junipero Serra, Controversial Founder of 9 Spanish Missions in California, Focus of New Book
summary : Friar Junipero Serra was an 18th century missionary who founded nine of California’s 21 Catholic missions and is considered one of that state’s founding fathers. However, a new book is shedding light on how his interactions with local Native American tribes have led to his current polarizing status.
date : Jul 29, 2015 01:58 AM EDT
title : St. Louis University Removes Statue of Priest and Native American; U.S. Culture Wars Now Directed at Christian Men of Historical Importance
summary : Outspoken American conservative Pat Buchanan has written a new column arguing that the modern culture wars in the United States have now taken aim at Christian men important to U.S. history.
date : Jun 03, 2015 09:33 AM EDT