Hispanic Catholics

Local Nicaraguan Catholics call cathedral attack ‘action of the devil’

A July 31 firebombing in Managua is part of a larger assault against the Catholic faith in Nicaragua, say area expats, but believers there "are willing to die" for Christ.

La Voz de Dios en las Voces de Nuestros Pueblos

Escuche a nuestra programa radial en español, que lleva un mensaje espiritual y pastoral a la comunidad hispana.

Immigrant advocates oppose Trump’s new census memo

The July 21 memorandum, which prevents immigrants without legal documentation from being counted in the 2020 census, is expected to face legal challenges.

Court orders Trump administration to accept new DACA applications

A federal judge's July 17 decision, coming four weeks after the Supreme Court's ruling that the program could stay in place, means some 60,000 young people over age 15 will now qualify for DACA status.

Destroying Serra statues sign of ‘woundedness,’ confusion, says Phila. priest

Controversial missionary St. Junipero Serra was a man of his time who evangelized indigenous people as best he could, according to Serra researcher Father Matthew Guckin.

Local DACA youth ‘can breathe’ for now after Supreme Court ruling

A June 18 decision to uphold the program, which protects qualified undocumented youth from deportation, inspired relief -- but "we still have so much work to do," said one area recipient.

Boletín Informativo de Julio, Oficina para Católicos Hispanos

Aprenda sobre los eventos comunitarios y información de interes a la comunidad hispana en la Arquidiócesis de Filadelfia.

El arzobispo Pérez ofrece oraciones, denuncia racismo en la muerte del hombre de Minnesota

La muerte de George Floyd el 25 de mayo mientras estaba bajo control policial es un "claro recordatorio de que el vil mal del racismo no ha sido erradicado", y de que todos somos responsables de que lo sea, escribe el arzobispo Pérez.

Archbishop Perez leads online Hispanic youth retreat

Sponsored by the archdiocesan Office for Hispanic Catholics, the May 30 Facebook Live event will also feature Lucia and Ricardo Luzondo of EWTN and Philadelphia Auxiliary Bishop Edward Deliman.

El arzobispo Pérez emite una carta pastoral sobre Pentecostés 2020

En un mensaje publicado el 28 de mayo antes de la fiesta del domingo de Pentecostés, 31 de mayo, el arzobispo Nelson Pérez escribe que "¡es hora de que todos regresen a casa, renovados por el Espíritu Santo!"