Archbishop Pérez’s Statements and Pastoral Messages
Together with the bishops, priests, deacons, consecrated religious, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, I extend sincere and prayerful best wishes as you prepare to celebrate the great Festival of Lights.
Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez on the Death of Most Reverend Anthony M. Pilla, Bishop Emeritus of Cleveland
Today, I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Most Reverend Anthony M. Pilla, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Cleveland
The last several weeks have been filled with heartbreaking images of individuals and families struggling to flee Afghanistan.
Las últimas semanas han estado llenas de imágenes desgarradoras de personas y familias que luchan por escaparse de Afganistán.
Declaración Del Arzobispo Nelson J. Pérez Con Motivo Del 20 Aniversario De Los Atentados Terroristas Del 11 De Septiembre
«Hace veinte años, vimos con asombro e incredulidad cómo los eventos en la ciudad de Nueva York, Washington D.C. y el oeste de Pensilvania se desarrollaban ante nuestros ojos. Aunque han pasado dos décadas, nuestros corazones todavía duelen de tristeza. Esos actos malvados e inimaginables extinguieron miles de vidas inocentes. No podemos ni debemos olvidar […]
Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
“Twenty years ago, we watched in shock and disbelief as the events in New York City, Washington D.C., and western Pennsylvania unfolded before our eyes. Although two decades have passed, our hearts still ache with sadness. Those evil and unimaginable acts extinguished thousands of innocent lives. We cannot and should not ever forget the magnitude […]
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Sends Letter to the Jewish Community on the Occasions of Rosh Hashanah And Yom Kippur
Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Jewish Faith Community, Together with the bishops, priests, deacons, consecrated religious, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, I send prayerful best wishes as you celebrate the solemn observances of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur! I take this occasion to echo the sentiments of Pope Francis, who said, […]
Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Historic Flooding in the Philadelphia Region From Hurricane Ida
“Last week, Hurricane Ida ravaged Louisiana and the Gulf Coast with great loss of life and property. Last night, the Philadelphia region was overwhelmed by its remnants. This morning we awoke to historic flooding not seen in this area for over 150 years. Many neighborhoods in the City of Philadelphia and our suburban counties have […]
“Ensuring the health and welfare of those entrusted to the pastoral and temporal care of our Church, especially as we navigate a global pandemic, is a paramount priority as the Archbishop of Philadelphia.
Declaración del Arzobispo Nelson J. Pérez Respecto a la Seguridad en la Reanudación de la Misa Obligatoria
Garantizar la salud y el bienestar de aquellos confiados al cuidado pastoral y temporal de nuestra Iglesia, especialmente pasando por una pandemia global, es una prioridad esencial como arzobispo de Filadelfia.