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Philadelphia’s next archbishop will start his new role today. Archbishop-elect Nelson Pérez will be installed during a special mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul beginning at 2 p.m. The mass is being livestreamed on FOX 29 . Pérez, who will be the first Hispanic archbishop to lead the region's 1.3 million-member flock, spent most of his early pastoral career in the Philadelphia area. The 58-year-old attended the diocesan seminary in Philadelphia in the 1980s. He served in a number of Philadelphia parishes before being named as an auxiliary bishop in Rockville Centre, New York, and then bishop of Cleveland in 2017. RELATED: Bishop Nelson J. Pérez named Archbishop of Philadelphia Full story

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