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
- May 20, 2019Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will be installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington on May 21 at 2 p.m. during a solemn liturgy at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
- May 20, 2019During his time as a bishop, Archbishop Wilton Gregory – who will be installed as the new archbishop of Washington on May 21 — has been outspoken about social justice issues like abortion, the death penalty, poverty, racism, and caring for the environment, and he often draws connections between how those issues affect the dignity of the human person.
- May 19, 2019ATLANTA—An innovative program equipping parishes with catechetical leaders trained in Spanish for ministry has graduated its third class.
- May 18, 2019ATLANTA—A third-party review of any records of the Archdiocese of Atlanta regarding suspected child abuse will begin soon and is fully supported by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, who first encouraged the independent study of files last fall.
- May 17, 2019Archbishop Gregory would like to share this good news with you at the same time this announcement is being made.
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- The Eucharistic Congress is almost here. Don’t forget to download this year’s Eucharistic Congress App. #ATLEC2019… https://t.co/aX1Pw2FatA 3 hours ago
- Our former Archdiocese of Atlanta Auxiliary Bishops- (L to R) @BishopDavidT ,Catholic Diocese of Memphis in Tenness… https://t.co/Z5TqEZbhIw 22 hours ago
- Some of the Priests of the Archdiocese of Atlanta here. #archatl https://t.co/BEGLWdYO34 22 hours ago
- Congratulations to Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory on his Installation as Archbishop of Washington. #archatl Felicita… https://t.co/IhAgqXiqVK 23 hours ago
- RT @CathStandard : Today, #ADWArchbishop Wilton Gregory will be installed as the seventh Archbishop of Washington at 2 p.m. at @MarysShrine .… 1 day ago