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
- September 29, 2022PHOENIX (CNS)—According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than twice as many people died in 2020 by their own hand than by someone else, and while the annual suicide rate actually dropped in 2019 and 2020.
- September 27, 2022ATLANTA–Kelly Schreckenberger found herself talking with a woman at church who favored abortion rights and opposed the Georgia “heartbeat” law, banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.
- September 25, 2022SAVANNAH, Ga.—The sainthood cause for the five Franciscan Georgia Martyrs took a step forward.
- September 23, 2022WASHINGTON, D.C.—Placing his hands on the sculptures he made 25 years ago, Ed Dwight told stories of what inspired his art to visitors at the Our Mother of Africa Chapel.
- September 21, 2022On Sept. 8, the Feast of the Nativity of Mary observed by both the Catholic Church and Anglican Church, we received news that Queen Elizabeth II had died peacefully, with her family by her side.
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- We pray for those who have been executed by the state. May our merciful God welcome them to their eternal home, and… https://t.co/prPJf80Dz1 1 day ago
- El Señor siempre es fiel a su palabra, y es quien hace justicia al oprimido; él proporciona pan a los hambrientos y… https://t.co/wAZ8w27DPC 4 days ago
- RT @georgiabulletin : Nicholas Le, from @archatl , is among them. 4 days ago
- Fifth-grade students from across the Archdiocese of Atlanta gathered last week at St. Joseph Marietta for a vocatio… https://t.co/u6qsfIt6HO 5 days ago
- There will be no live-streamed noon Mass today, September 27. https://t.co/IKz5HAitQC 6 days ago