The Archdiocese of Atlanta was elevated on February 21, 1962, from the Diocese of Atlanta which was established on July 2, 1956. The archdiocese encompasses 21,445 square miles and comprises 69 counties in north and central Georgia.
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- December 1, 2023ATLANTA—On the Feast of St. Andrew, Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., extended his greetings on behalf of the faithful in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, to Metropolitan Alexios of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis.
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- November 30, 2023“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.”
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- November 28, 2023VATICAN CITY (CNS)–Pope Francis appealed for perseverance in praying for peace, especially in the Holy Land where the conflict is no longer “warfare,” but has become “terrorism.”
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- November 26, 2023ATLANTA—Giving Tuesday is Nov. 28. The initiative, started in 2012, aims to celebrate generosity by spotlighting the work of nonprofits.
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- November 24, 2023ATLANTA—On the front page of the Nov. 28, 1963 issue of The Georgia Bulletin, still in its inaugural year of publication, Archbishop Paul J. Hallinan offered words of prayer following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
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