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Immigration and the Pope From the New World

Archbishop José Gomez || September 20, 2015

Pope Francis will be making history when he makes his first visit to America next month.

Francis is the Church’s first pontiff from the New World – the lands born from Spanish Christianity’s encounter with the indigenous peoples of North and South America in the age of Columbus and the missionaries who followed him.

While in the nation’s capital, Francis will canonize one of the boldest of these spiritual immigrants, Junípero Serra.

Read full article on The Wall Street Journal.