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Philadelphia Auxiliary Bishops-elect Keith Chylinski (left), Efren Esmilla, and Christopher Cooke.

Pope Francis appoints three new auxiliary bishops for Philadelphia Archdiocese

Dec 8, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Pope Francis on Friday appointed Fathers ​​Keith Chylinski, Christopher Cooke, and Efren Esmilla as new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese... Read more

Pope Francis on April 25, 2023, appointed Bishop Timothy Senior, who serves as the chancellor of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, as the next bishop of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Pope Francis names new bishop to shepherd Harrisburg Diocese

Apr 25, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Bishop Timothy Senior, an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was named as the next bishop of the Diocese... Read more

Archbishop Nelson Perez speaks about the heroic virtues of Father Bill Atkinson, O.S.A., and the work performed to prepare the formal documents related to his cause for beatification and canonization.

Philly archbishop to head Catholic Relief Services board of directors

Nov 22, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The three-year appointment is one of the first official acts of Archbishop Timothy Broglio, the new president of the United... Read more

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