Archbishop Perez's messages

Statement of Archbishop Pérez Regarding the Terrorist Attack on Israel and Armed Conflict in the Holy Land

The Archbishop released the following statement Oct. 10 regarding the terrorist attack on Israel and armed conflict in the Holy Land.

Archbishop Pérez Sends Letter to the Jewish Community on the Occasions of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Archbishop Pérez released the following pastoral letter to the Jewish Community on the approach of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. 

Archbishop Pérez: May God Comfort Those Affected by Hurricane Idalia

Archbishop Pérez released the following statement Aug. 30 regarding Hurricane Idalia.

Statement of Archbishop Pérez on Naming of 21 New Cardinals

Archbishop Pérez released the following statement June 11 extending prayerful congratulations to the 21 new Cardinals created by Pope Francis. 

Archbishop Pérez: We All Share a Responsibility to Show Love for Our Neighbors

Archbishop Pérez issued the following statement regarding the July 3 mass shooting in the Kingsessing neighborhood of Philadelphia that killed five people and injured others.

Archbishop Pérez Issues Pastoral Letter on Racial Healing: “We Are One Body”

Archbishop Pérez issued the following pastoral letter Racial Healing: “We Are One Body” on the occasion of The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ — Corpus Christi.

Statement of Archbishop Pérez on the Retirement of Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia

Pope Francis announced May 24 from the Vatican that he has accepted the retirement of Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia. Bishop Fitzgerald has served as an Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia since 2010 and as a priest of the archdiocese for 43 years.

Archbishop Pérez: Bishop Cullen lived out his vocation with fidelity, joy, and the selfless love of Christ

Archbishop Pérez issued the following statement May 9 regarding the death of Most Reverend Edward P. Cullen, Bishop Emeritus of Allentown.

Archbishop offers message to the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr

Archbishop Pérez writes, "On behalf of the Catholic Church in Philadelphia, I extend prayerful greetings as you celebrate Eid al-Fitr!"

Archbishop welcomes Our Mother of Consolation Parish School Community back to class following school fire

On April 13 Archbishop Pérez recorded a special message for the Chestnut Hill school welcoming them back to class in-person for the first time since a fire devastated their school building on March 21st.