Demanding the pope’s attention
San Jose Mercury News, July 12, 2015
By Tracy Seipel
Several hundred people gathered at Mission San Juan Bautista July 11 calling for the Vatican to halt it’s plans to canonize Junipero Serra, founder of the California Missions. “The true history of what happened here has never been told,” said Valentin Lopez, chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band that organized the day-long event.