Mallorca News

Newsteaser Image Alternative text

Canonization of Junipero Serra

The ceremony will take place in Washington in september, during the trip to the US.

On 23rd of September 2015 Pope Francis will canonize Majorcan's missionary Junípero Serra in Washington. The Vatican has announced this on Monday (20.4.15). The canonization will take place in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, during the US trip of Pope Francis.
Already next week, on May 2nd, as part of a worship service in Rome it will be reminded of the monk.
Junípero Serra (1713-1784) is considered one of the most important Majorcan and as the founder of California. In 1988 he was beatified in Los Angeles.

more News