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Statue of Missionary Canonized by Pope Vandalized in California

Vandals in California toppled a statue of Junipero Serra, who was canonized last week by Pope Francis, and threw paint on tombstones and walls at the Catholic mission in Carmel where the controversial 18th-century Spanish friar is buried, the mission said. The Carmel Mission Basilica said in a statement on Sunday that the vandalism was discovered inside the entrance courtyard by employees, and had taken place earlier that day. Local television channel KSBW-TV broadcast images of the...

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