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 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.
- January 7, 2019It has been 25 years and counting, but Father Michael Shields doesn’t have any plans to leave the mission of the Archdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska, in Magadan, Russia, at least any time soon.
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson from @UMChurch leads our reflection for the International Week of Prayer for Christian U… https://t.co/01S4oggZjV 54 minutes ago
- Today we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Check out Archbishop Gregory's reflection at… https://t.co/PSxzpfupGb 22 hours ago
- Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley leads our reflection for the International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. #Ecumenical… https://t.co/d2mPS5oUOR 1 day ago
- Meet Brothers Cassian Russell and Peter Damian Spera, recently ordained transitional deacons, in the latest… https://t.co/Ki8YOjoCrK 2 days ago
- Bishop Ned leads our reflection for the International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. #Ecumenical… https://t.co/bc98vVokSg 2 days ago