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July 29, 2021

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Approves the Establishment of a Young Catholic Professionals Chapter in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is pleased to announce that Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez has approved the establishment of a Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) chapter in the five-county metropolitan area.

July 19, 2021

Declaración del Arzobispo Nelson Pérez sobre Traditionis Custodes

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.

July 19, 2021

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.

July 17, 2021

USCCB: U.S. Bishops Conference President Responds to Holy Father’s Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio “On the Use of the Roman Liturgy Prior to the Reform of 1970”

Earlier today, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter, Traditionis custodes modifying the norms regulating the use of the 1962 Roman Missal issued before the reforms of the Second Vatican Council.

July 15, 2021

Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Reinstating The Obligation To Attend Sunday Mass

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. 

July 14, 2021

Catholic Charities Appeal to Host 8th Annual Night with the Phillies

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) will once again partner with the Philadelphia Phillies to host a night of family fun at Citizens Bank Park.

July 13, 2021

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.

July 13, 2021

El arzobispo Nelson J. Pérez se une a otros obispos cubanoamericanos para emitir una declaración conjunta sobre las protestas en Cuba

Como siempre, junto a nuestros hermanos obispos en Cuba, y nuestros hermanos y hermanas dentro y fuera de la Isla, seguimos depositando nuestra confianza en la mirada maternal de la patrona de Cuba, Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre.

July 10, 2021

USCCB: USCCB President Offers Continued Prayers for Holy Father’s Recovery from Surgery

WASHINGTON – As the world awaits to hear updates from the Holy See on the continued recovery of Pope Francis after his surgery last weekend, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement:

July 8, 2021

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office of Catholic Education Technology Department Announces Eight Students Have Been Selected to Participate in the AOPS Technology Internship Program

This cohort is the largest since the program’s inception in 2019. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office of Catholic Education is pleased to announce that eight students, seven of whom attend Archdiocesan high schools, have been selected to participate in the AOPS Technology Internship program through WorkReady this summer. The AOPS Technology Department worked with Catholic […]