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Mourners light candles at a makeshift memorial outside of Tops market on May 16, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. A gunman opened fire at the store yesterday killing ten people and wounding another three. The attack was believed to be motivated by racial hatred.

Philly archbishop condemns 'mortal sin of racism' after Buffalo shooting

May 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia said on Tuesday that the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, New York is a reminder... Read more

June 22,2013: The prostration of the ordinands during the Litany of the Saints at the Fraternity of St. Peter's Roman parish, Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini in Rome

More bishops issue statements on Latin Mass, following papal document

Jul 19, 2021

By Matt Hadro

More U.S. bishops have issued guidance on the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass in their dioceses, following a papal... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Supreme Court hears arguments in Philadelphia adoption case

Nov 4, 2020

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court heard arguments on a Pennsylvania adoption case, as senior U.S. bishops warned of the... Read more

Archbishop Nelson Perez. Courtesy photo.

US bishops launch year-long dialogue with young Catholics

Jul 27, 2020

Last weekend, a group of 300 Catholics, including 30 bishops and the apostolic nuncio to the United States, kicked off... Read more

Archbishop Nelson Perez. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

Archbishop Perez to receive pallium at Philadelphia Mass

Jul 18, 2020

Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia will receive a liturgical vestment known as the pallium in a local Mass this weekend,... Read more

Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia during his installation Mass, Feb. 18, 2020.

Christ is hope for the Church and the world, Archbishop Perez says at installation

Feb 18, 2020

The hope of Christ is far more profound than hope as the world defines it, Archbishop Nelson Perez said during... Read more

Archbishop-elect Nelson Perez speaks at a Jan. 23 press conference announcing his appointment as Archbishop of Philadelphia.

Aiming for pastoral presence in Philadelphia, Perez says he learned from Chaput

Jan 23, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The next Archbishop of Philadelphia said Thursday that he is glad for a homecoming to his native archdiocese, that he... Read more