January 7, 2021

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 […]

December 18, 2020

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.

December 10, 2020

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Sends Greetings To The Jewish Community On The Occasion Of Hanukkah

Greetings to all of my brothers and sisters of the Jewish faith tradition as you celebrate the beautiful, “Festival of Lights.”

December 3, 2020

Un mensaje pastoral del arzobispo Nelson J. Pérez con motivo de la temporada de Adviento

Este año, quizás más que nunca, necesitamos la Navidad y su promesa de esperanza en la persona de Jesucristo para una humanidad que sufre.

December 3, 2020

A Pastoral Message From Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez On The Occasion Of The Season Of Advent

This year, perhaps more than ever, we need Christmas and its promise of hope for a suffering humanity in the person of Jesus Christ.

October 30, 2020

Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Terror Attack in Nice, France

I was deeply saddened and troubled to learn of the attack that recently took place at Notre Dame Basilica in Nice, France.

October 30, 2020

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.

October 29, 2020

Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez on the Approach of the 2020 General Election

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.

October 27, 2020

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.

October 5, 2020

Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Welcoming Pope Francis’ Encyclical Fratelli Tutti

I am deeply pleased to welcome the Holy Father’s latest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.