Archbishop Pérez’s Statements and Pastoral Messages
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.
“I was deeply saddened to learn that Sister Frances Antoinette, S.S.J. died in a tragic accident yesterday.”
El pasado viernes 16 de julio del 2021, el papa Francisco, publicó Traditionis custodes, una carta apostólica emitida motu proprio sobre el uso de la Liturgia Romana previa a la reforma de 1970.
Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Sends Letter to Clergy and Faithful Regarding the July 16, 2021 Letter, “Traditionis Custodes,” By Pope Francis
This past Friday, July 16, 2021, Pope Francis, published Traditionis custodes, an Apostolic Letter issued motu proprio on the use of the Roman Liturgy prior to the reform of 1970.
As many aspects of life are now returning to normalcy, each Catholic Bishop in Pennsylvania will reinstate the obligation to attend Mass in person on Sundays and Holy Days beginning on Sunday, August 15, 2021, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Declaración del Arzobispo Nelson J. Pérez sobre el restablecimiento de la obligación de asistir a la misa dominical
Como que muchos aspectos de la vida están volviendo a la normalidad, cada obispo católico en Pensilvania restablecerá la obligación de asistir a misa en persona los domingos y días de preceptos a partir del domingo 15 de agosto del 2021, la Solemnidad de la Asunción de la Santísima Virgen María.
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Joins with Other Cuban American Bishops to Issue Joint Statement Regarding the Protests in Cuba
In dramatic and courageous images that have been seen throughout the world, the people of Cuba went to the streets in massive demonstrations of solidarity, in towns, villages and cities on July 11 and 12.