WASHINGTON – Seven U.S. bishop chairmen of committees within the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have issued a statement in the wake of the death of Mr. George Floyd and the protests which have broken out in Minneapolis and in other cities in the United States.
The hearts of Americans across the country are joined together in collective mourning following the tragic, disturbing, and unnecessary death of George Floyd.
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Issues Pastoral Letter On The Occasion Of The Solemnity Of Pentecost And Calls Catholics To Come Home To Church
In just a few days, we will celebrate the great Solemnity of Pentecost, the close of Easter Time.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Live Stream Mass for the Extended Pentecost Vigil with the Special Intention of Imploring an End to The COVID-19 Pandemic
Faithful throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia are encouraged to virtually participate in the Extended Form of the Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of Pentecost to implore an end to the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
Greetings to all of my sisters and brothers of the Muslim faith tradition as you begin the celebration of Eid al-Fitr! I wish to offer a greeting of peace and my congratulations on the conclusion of your month long vigil of fasting, prayer, and works of mercy.
Statement from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Regarding the Projected Resumption of the Public Celebration of Mass in the Five-County Region
In mid-March, the celebration of public Mass was suspended in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the obligation for the faithful to attend Mass was dispensed.
U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for Domestic Justice and Human Development Urges Care for the Poor and Vulnerable in Further Consideration of COVID-19 Relief Legislation
WASHINGTON – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, released a statement urging lawmakers to remember the needs of the poor and vulnerable as they consider additional relief packages related to the COVID-19 crisis.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Live Stream Mass for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Live From the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
Faithful throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia are encouraged to virtually participate in the Mass for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord on Thursday, May 21, 2020.
Nutritional Development Services Partners With Project Isaiah to Facilitate Delivery of 8,000 Boxed Meals to Those Impacted By the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Project Isaiah, which partners with airline catering company Gate Gourmet, will deliver approximately 8,000 boxed meals per week to be distributed at NDS sponsored sites across the Philadelphia region to those facing a food emergency brought on by COVID-19.