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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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  • March 16, 2018
    Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Charles Okeke, who passed away the morning of Monday, March 5. Reception and Funeral Mass details are now available.
  • March 14, 2018
    How does the Archdiocese help survivors of sexual abuse? The Archdiocese of Atlanta offers its services to those who have experienced abuse as a minor by church personnel, whether the abuse occurred within or outside of this archdiocese.
  • March 13, 2018
    ATLANTA—A nurse for 50 years, Sister Peggy Fannon, RSM, has lived out her vocation at the bedside of patients facing severe burns, cancer and other critical conditions.
  • March 9, 2018
    ATLANTA—Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory has released the following letter in response to HB 605, a bill that is under consideration in the current session of the Georgia General Assembly.
  • March 6, 2018
    VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope just a few days after telling the College of Cardinals that the Catholic Church faced a clear choice between being a church that “goes out” or a church focused on its internal affairs.
  • March 1, 2018
    ATLANTA—Lenten Fish Fry dinners begin in most parishes Feb. 16, the first Friday of Lent. Click here for the list!

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