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Pope Announces Sainthood Plans For Father Junipero Serra

Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015 1:03am


A priest who was a key part of California’s early history, and the founding of its mission chain is going to be elevated to sainthood by the Pope.

The surprise announcement ends decades of effort to get the honor for Father Junipero Serra.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with one of the mission’s pastors, and a historian about the big news.

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