Archbishop Perez's messages

Archbishop Pérez issues statement on his appointment as Chair of Catholic Relief Services Board

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez released the following statement Nov. 22 on his appointment as Chair of Catholic Relief Services Board by the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Declaración del Arzobispo Nelson J. Pérez sobre su nombramiento como presidente de la Junta de Catholic Relief Services por el presidente de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos

"Estoy entusiasmado de colaborar con los demás miembros de la junta de CRS, cuyos corazones están ardiendo por Jesús y sirven como sus discípulos misioneros," escribe el Arzobispo Nelson Pérez.

Thanksgiving greetings from Archbishop Pérez

Archbishop Pérez issued a Thanksgiving message Nov. 21 writing, "As we gather around the table with our family and friends on Thanksgiving Day, let’s remember that Christ’s love is the greatest gift of all."

Mensaje para el día de Acción de Gracias del Arzobispo Pérez

"Mientras nos reunimos alrededor de la mesa con nuestras familias y amigos el Día de Acción de Gracias, recordemos que el amor de Cristo es el regalo más grande de todo," escribe el Arzobispo Nelson Pérez

Archbishop prays God ‘will pour his mercy’ on hurricane victims

In the wake of devastation caused by Hurricane Ian, Archbishop Nelson Pérez urges faithful to support all those affected, through spiritual and material aid.

Archbishop Pérez sends greetings on Jewish high holy days

As the Jewish faith community celebrates Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Archbishop Nelson Pérez extends the prayerful best wishes of the Catholic community in the Philadelphia region.

July 4 shootings call for action, not just words, says archbishop

Following attacks at Independence Day events in Philadelphia and Illinois, "acts of kindness and charity" are needed to "mend the tears in the fabric of our nation’s soul," said Archbishop Nelson Pérez.

Supreme Court decision ‘affirms deep value’ of every human life

Archbishop Nelson Pérez welcomed the June 24 ruling against abortion, and pointed to the Catholic Church's "holistic commitment to protecting and preserving life" through its social supports.

Archbishop offers condolences to fallen Phila. firefighter

Lt. Sean Williamson was killed in a building collapse following a fire early Saturday morning in Philadelphia. Archbishop Perez prayed for his family, the fire department and all first responders.

Support for abuse victims ‘substantial,’ ongoing, archbishop says

As the independent reparations board ends its work, the archdiocese will "continue to offer comprehensive support to survivors of clergy sexual abuse ... as it has for many years," said Archbishop Nelson Perez in a statement.