Corrina Gould wants to

Tell Pope Francis: Junipero Serra is no saint!

Acknowledge the genocide caused to thousands of indigenous Californians at the hands of Serra's system of domination.

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Corrina Gould
Corrina Gould Campaign leader

"To call these things "establishments" with a denotation of such a flowery and a holy word as "missions" is a grievous misnomer. They were…Read More

Junipero Serra should not be canonized a saint - he was a monster!

Junipero Serra should not be made a saint. He should be considered nothing less than a monster. He headed-up a system of hegemony and genocide that was intent on imperial conquest. He and his legion of Spanish conquerors were intent on a manifest destiny which saw the enslavement of aboriginal people. The violent rapes of indigenous women, the…Read More
Corrina Gould
Corrina Gould Campaign leader

The Mexica Movement said "We will be demanding an audience with the archbishop of Los Angeles so that we can bring a stop the criminal…Read More

Group to Protest Pope's Canonization of Mission Founder Father Junipero Serra

San Juan Capistrano, California Patch
Group to Protest Pope's Canonization of Mission Founder Father Junipero Serra Protestors representing Native Americans will protest today the Pope's plans to make SJC Mission founder Father Junipero Serra a saint. An advocacy group representing Native Americans said it will hold a demonstration in downtown Los Angeles today to protest Pope…Read More
Corrina Gould
Corrina Gould Campaign leader

Although Francis called Serra the “evangelizer of the West,” native Americans vehemently denounce Serra as a “monster.” The Los Angeles…Read More

Native Americans Continue Protests against Junipero Serra - Breitbart

Breitbart
The memory of Rev. Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Catholic priest who established California missions but was also accused of terrible mistreatment of Native Americans, has catalyzed wildly disparate actions on the part of Californians. On the one hand, Serra is due to be canonized by Pope Francis, and his burial site lies in the Carmel…Read More
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