Archbishop Pérez’s Statements and Pastoral Messages
Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Yesterday’s Violent Protests at the United States Capitol
Like so many Americans, I watched the violent protests and vandalism unfold in the United States Capitol with shock and dismay.
Declaración Del Reverendísimo Nelson J. Pérez Sobre Las Violentas Protestas De Ayer En El Capitolio De Los Estados Unidos
Como tantos estadounidenses, vi con desconcierto y consternación las violentas protestas y el vandalismo que se desarrollaron en el Capitolio de Estados Unidos. Ayer fue un día verdaderamente triste para nuestro país, un día que espero y oro que nunca se repita. En medio de nuestro dolor compartido, debemos recordar que lo que vimos no […]
Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez on the Appointment of Reverend Monsignor Larry Kulick as the New Bishop of Greensburg
I was filled with great joy this morning to learn that the Holy Father has appointed Monsignor Larry Kulick, a native of Western Pennsylvania, as the 6th Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg.
Greetings to all of my brothers and sisters of the Jewish faith tradition as you celebrate the beautiful, “Festival of Lights.”
Este año, quizás más que nunca, necesitamos la Navidad y su promesa de esperanza en la persona de Jesucristo para una humanidad que sufre.
This year, perhaps more than ever, we need Christmas and its promise of hope for a suffering humanity in the person of Jesus Christ.
I was deeply saddened and troubled to learn of the attack that recently took place at Notre Dame Basilica in Nice, France.
Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Regarding the Death of Walter Wallace, Jr. And It’s Aftermath
In recent days emotions have again flared and spilled into the streets in the City of Philadelphia as people collectively struggle with the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of Walter Wallace, Jr.
As Americans we hold a precious right to choose those who will govern. As Catholics, this privilege comes with a duty to vote with fully formed consciences as well as minds.
Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez upon the Naming of Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory to the College of Cardinals
In the name of the priests, deacons, consecrated religious, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, I extend heartfelt congratulations and prayerful best wishes to Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, on being named to College of Cardinals by Pope Francis.