Archbishop Perez's messages

Help ‘strong and proud people of Beirut,’ archbishop urges

Following the explosion this week in Lebanon's capital that left some 137 dead and 300,000 homeless, Archbishop Nelson Perez urged aid and prayers "during this time of sorrow and devastation."

Archbishop offers prayers, best wishes to new Cleveland bishop

Bishop Edward C. Malesic brings "vast administrative expertise and a priestly heart" to the people of the Diocese of Cleveland, who remain dear to Archbishop Nelson Pérez.

There is much work to be done, but the American dream endures

Although America may appear broken, the American dream has not been shattered, writes Archbishop Perez in an Independence Day message. It is up to each of us to live out that dream and to help our brothers and sisters to do the same.

Archbishop Perez releases videos to wrap up academic year

The archbishop thanked students, graduates, parents, teachers and school administrators for their resilience during an unprecedented time.

Archbishop offers prayers, denounces racism in death of Minnesota man

The May 25 death of George Floyd while in police restraint is a "stark reminder that the vile evil of racism has not been stamped out," and that all of us are responsible for ensuring it is, writes Archbishop Perez.

Archbishop Perez issues pastoral letter on Pentecost 2020

In a message released May 28 before the feast of Pentecost Sunday, May 31, Archbishop Nelson Perez writes that "it is time for all to Come Home, renewed by the Holy Spirit!"

Archbishop Perez’s blessing for the Class of 2020

Listen to the Archbishop's message or read the text as he prays for this year's school graduates.

Archbishop offers Eid message to the Muslim community

Amid the uncertainties of the coronavirus pandemic, the friendship between Christians and Muslims "bears great fruit" as they remain "grounded in faith and hope," writes Archbishop Perez.

Archbishop offers Passover message to Jewish community

In a message to the "elder brothers and sisters" of the Jewish community, Archbishop Nelson Perez offered urged unity as the world continues "to navigate the challenging waters of the global coronavirus pandemic."

Archbishop Perez encourages ‘people of hope’ in Easter video

Speaking to the "united Christian family" in his pastoral message for Easter, Archbishop Nelson Perez prayed for God's blessing and "the peace and joy of the Resurrection" for all.