Welcome to the Archdiocese of Atlanta
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.
News & Headlines
- January 22, 2019WASHINGTON (CNS) — Just in time for the annual March for Life, an annual poll of Americans’ views on abortion shows that 75 percent want “substantial” restrictions on abortion access even as more than half of respondents describe themselves as “pro-choice.”
- January 18, 2019VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican has created a set of pastoral guidelines to inspire and improve the church’s work in addressing the crime of human trafficking and the care of its victims worldwide.
- January 15, 2019Archbishop Gregory talks about Catholic social teaching and human dignity in his latest column, “What I Have Seen and Heard.”
- January 13, 2019SNELLVILLE—St. Oliver Plunkett Church Youth Minister Lynn Ory has organized a World Youth Day Rally, inviting teens from across the archdiocese to participate.
- January 10, 2019ST. LOUIS—An appeal went out from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference calling for marchers to rejoin the voting rights effort after the “Bloody Sunday” march in Selma, Alabama, was stopped by baton-wielding police.
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- RT @USCCB : ¡Buenos días! Who else is here for #WYD2019? The opening Mass is this afternoon right here on the Cinta Costera. @WYDUSA #Panama… 8 hours ago
- This Week in Ministry - Fr. Urey Mark and students from @TheLykeHouse participated in the 2019 Georgia March for Li… https://t.co/pHrcH17gGA 11 hours ago
- RT @CatholicRelief : This week the Catholic Church celebrates World Youth Day, a unique opportunity for youth from around the world to gathe… 11 hours ago
- Today marks the 46th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade and it is also the Day of Prayer for… https://t.co/Nk1BW4FBRA 12 hours ago
- Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson from @UMChurch leads our reflection for the International Week of Prayer for Christian U… https://t.co/01S4oggZjV 14 hours ago