Archbishop Pérez’s Statements and Pastoral Messages
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.
I am deeply pleased to welcome the Holy Father’s latest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Sends Greetings to the Jewish Community in the Philadelphia Region on the Occasion of Rosh Hashanah
Greetings my sisters and brothers of the Jewish faith tradition as you celebrate the solemn observance of Rosh Hashanah!
I am stunned by the heartbreaking images of the devastation left by Hurricane Laura.
Los corazones de los estadounidenses en todo el país están unidos en un luto colectivo tras la trágica, perturbadora e innecesaria muerte de George Floyd. En nombre del pueblo de la Arquidiócesis de Filadelfia, expreso mi más sentido pésame y me uno a todos los que están luchando para hacer frente esta pesada carga de […]
The hearts of Americans across the country are joined together in collective mourning following the tragic, disturbing, and unnecessary death of George Floyd.