Bishop Nelson Perez (Philadelphia)

Cleveland’s Bishop Nelson Perez to lead Philadelphia archdiocese

Philadelphia, Pa., Jan 23, 2020 / 04:25 am (CNA).- Bishop Nelson Perez of Cleveland was appointed Archbishop of Philadelphia Thursday, returning to the local Church of his priestly ordination. He succeeds Archbishop Charles Chaput, 75, who had led the Philadelphia archdiocese since 2011.... read more

Who is Nelson Perez, the new archbishop of Philadelphia?

By Joseph A. Gambardello, January 23, 2020 WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT NELSON PEREZ He’s the son of Cuban émigrés. He served for 23 years as a priest in Philadelphia. In the church’s political spectrum, he will likely fall to the left of his predecessor. He was involved in immigration... read more