We recall once again this year, the witness and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Let us remember not only the justice that he pursued, but how he pursued it.
Catholics across the country are encouraged to observe a nationwide prayer vigil from Thursday, January 20 to Friday, January 21, 2022, marking the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions legalizing abortion through nine months of pregnancy.
USCCB: U.S. Bishops’ Religious Liberty Committee Chairman Offers Reflection for Religious Freedom Day 2022
On January 16, the United States commemorates Religious Freedom Day. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty, has issued a reflection in anticipation of the annual commemoration:
Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez on the Observance of Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2022
On Monday, we will commemorate the extraordinary life of Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., a man of uncommon and extraordinary courage.
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez to Host Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Prayer Service
It will be streamed live facebook.com/miraculousmedalshrinepa. All are welcome to attend.
Catholics nationwide are preparing to pray 9 Days for Life, the annual pro-life novena beginning this year on January 19.
Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School (Bonner & Prendie) appoints Mr. Adam Marso as Director of Athletics (AD)
USCCB: U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for International Justice and Peace Commends Pledge by World Powers to Avoid Nuclear Conflict
Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on International Justice and Peace issued the following statement in response to world powers’ pledge to prevent nuclear weapons spread.
Archdiocesan High Schools and Parochial Elementary School Buildings in the City of Philadelphia will be Closed on Friday, January 7, 2022
Due to projected inclement weather, Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary school buildings in the City of Philadelphia will be closed on Friday, January 7, 2022. Secondary Schools in the City of Philadelphia will be on a Flexible Day of Instruction. Students and parents should refer to their local school website for schedule information. […]
Statement Of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Devastating Row Home Fire in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Neighborhood
Like many of you, I have been following the heartbreaking local news this morning about a devastating house fire in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia that claimed more than a dozen lives.