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A statue of St. Junípero Serra, outside the California Capitol in Sacramento, which was destroyed by a mob on July 4, 2020.

Catholics to California Governor: Don’t Back False Claims About St. Junípero Serra

If Gov. Gavin Newsom signs A.B. 338, it would remove the legal statute that requires a statue of Junípero Serra to be maintained on the capitol grounds and instead require a monument to Native Americans. Several Catholic leaders say the errors shouldn’t stand amid debate about statues of the pioneering Spanish Franciscan missionary.

U.S. Supreme Court Building

Good News for California Churches and Boston Catholic Schools

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued an important ruling that California’s ban on indoor worship and singing in churches — worship-targeting — is unconstitutional. We talk to EWTN News’ legal analyst Andrea Picciotti-Bayer about the ramifications of the High Court’s decision, and what lies ahead for religious freedom in the country. And then, Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Boston “followed the science” and have kept its students safe amid the pandemic. We are joined by Thomas Carroll, superintendent for the Archdiocese of Boston schools about good news and the many challenges facing Catholic schools.