The following statement was released by Msgr. Daniel Kutys, Moderator of the Curia & Vicar General for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia:
“Effective immediately, and until further notice, Archbishop Pérez, in union with the Bishops of Pennsylvania, has dispensed the faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.
Despite the suspension of the obligation to attend Sunday Mass, all regularly scheduled masses will remain open to the public for those who wish to attend.
Msgr. Daniel J. Kutys
Moderator of the Curia & Vicar General
Archdiocese of Philadelphia”