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Ventura and Chicago linked by the removal of statues in the middle of the night

Ventura and Chicago linked by the removal of statues in the middle of the night

By Michael Hernandez  In Ventura: City officials chose to remove the Junipero Serra statue in the middle of the night reportedly at 3 a.m. on Wednesday (July 22). Nothing but the pedestal remains along with the chain link fence and three signs: An Official City Sign: “Closed by order of City Manager: No Trespassing.” An […]

City Council debates Junipero Serra statue Tuesday

City Council debates Junipero Serra statue Tuesday

By Michael Hernandez  VENTURA—A progressive petition platform has collected (as of noon Monday) 4,915 signatures to keep the Junipero Serra statue displayed in front of City Hall. The issue is set to be debated as Agenda Item 12A at Tuesday’s (July 7) Ventura City Council special meeting starting at 6 p.m. Change.org has given a […]

Insanity Alert: Brave Catholic youth stand up to mob as Ventura police look on! Has Ventura decided to permit arson, vandalism and destruction of property?

Insanity Alert: Brave Catholic youth stand up to mob as Ventura police look on!  Has Ventura decided to permit arson, vandalism and destruction of property?

    By Michael Hernandez Brave Catholic youth heroically stopped a violent mob from tearing down the Father Junipero Serra statue last Saturday (June 20) while the Ventura City Police watched despite a June 11th video posted on the City of Ventura website quoting Ventura Police Chief Darin Schindler committing the department to “protect property […]

Catholic youths heroically stop California mob from tearing down saint’s statue

Catholic youths heroically stop California mob from tearing down saint’s statue

By Pete Baklinski FOLLOW PETE VENTURA, California, June 25, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – A group of courageous young Catholics surrounded the statue of a saint in Ventura, California last Saturday, placing their bodies in between Junipero Serra and the mob who wanted to tear him down.  The anti-Serra demonstrators had put out a call on social […]

Junipero Serra, saint canonized by Pope Francis, leaves divided Western legacy

Junipero Serra, saint canonized by Pope Francis, leaves divided Western legacy

A year before Junipero Serra was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1988, the California missions the Franciscan priest had founded in the 18th century exhumed his body and collected his left ulna. The arm bone was sent to a Brigidine Sisters’ convent in Rome, where it was pulverized into small flakes the size […]