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Stories with person: Sally Ride
  • California delays plan to replace statue of soon-to-be saint 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 7:13 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - A California lawmaker announced Thursday that he is delaying a plan to replace a statue of the missionary Rev. Junipero Serra with a statue of astronaut Sally Ride in the U.S. Capitol, succumbing to criticism from Roman Catholics ahead of Pope Francis' planned visit to the United States in September.