Junipero Serra's burial site hit by vandals days after he was made a saint

Damage at Junipero Serra's burial site, the Carmel Mission.
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Just days after controversial Catholic missionary Fr. Junipero Serra was canonized by Pope Francis, vandals targeted his final resting place, damaging statues and gravestones at the Carmel Mission in California.

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