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The Office for Black Catholics serves African American Catholics within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in collaboration with local parishes to evangelize and celebrate the contributions of the Black Catholic community. The Office of Black Catholics is committed to evangelization and building a faith community that is truly Black, authentically Catholic, and an integral part of the Universal Church.

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Archbishop offers prayers, denounces racism in death of Minnesota man

The May 25 death of George Floyd while in police restraint is a “stark reminder that the vile evil of racism has not been stamped out,” and that all of us are responsible for ensuring it is, writes Archbishop Perez.

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.

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.

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