Hispanic Catholics

Latino seniors receive COVID vaccines at ‘second home’

A March 19 clinic organized by Catholic Housing and Community Services brought relief and even a few tears of joy to more than 100 Spanish-speaking older adults in Philadelphia.

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.

El día de MLK, el Arzobispo Pérez forma la Comisión de Sanación Racial

Mientras los estadounidenses conmemoran la vida y el ministerio del Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., el Arzobispo Nelson Pérez ha formado un comité diverso de 15 miembros de Católicos locales para erradicar el racismo y "construir una comunidad querida."

Our Lady of Guadalupe a ‘gift to the church,’ says archbishop

At a Dec. 11 vigil Mass for the beloved Marian feast day, Archbishop Nelson Pérez described Mary as the "perfect model" of discipleship, through whom "God encounters his people."

‘Lord of miracles’ devotion takes on deeper meaning amid COVID

Area faithful gathered Oct. 25 at St. William Parish in Philadelphia to venerate a beloved Peruvian image of Christ crucified, seeking healing and blessing for a pandemic-weary world.

La celebración de la Herencia Hispana mezcla la fe, la cultura y la esperanza

El evento de octubre 7 contará con un mensaje del arzobispo Nelson Pérez, así como oraciones y reflexiones del obispo auxiliar de Filadelfia Edward Deliman y el recién ordenado obispo auxiliar de Baltimore Bruce Lewandowski.

Bucks County parish teams up with archdiocese to reopen ministry

Closed due to COVID, the Fatima Catholic Outreach Center in Bensalem will now resume services to hundreds, thanks to a partnership between nearby St. Charles Borromeo Parish and Catholic Social Services.

Court sides with Trump on right to end TPS

In a Sept. 14 ruling, a federal judge determined that Temporary Protected Status can be revoked for immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Sudan and Nepal.

Colombian church leaders call for reconciliation, truth following protests

Following deadly uprisings in Bogota over police violence, bishops prayed for victims while urging demonstrators not to take justice into their own hands.

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.