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
- March 3, 2021ATLANTA—Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., Archbishop of Atlanta, has released the following statement about House Bill 485, which would abolish the death penalty in Georgia.
- March 3, 2021ATLANTA–Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., Archbishop of Atlanta, has released the following statement about COVID-19 vaccines.
- March 3, 2021ATLANTA–The Archdiocese of Atlanta, including Georgia Catholics Against the Death Penalty (GCADP) and the Georgia Catholic Conference, are joining other advocacy groups to support a house bill to repeal Georgia’s death penalty.
- U.S. Bishop Chairmen for Doctrine and for Pro-Life Address the Use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 VaccineMarch 2, 2021WASHINGTON– On March 2, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued a statement on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
- February 28, 2021ATLANTA—During this season of Lent, amid the coronavirus pandemic, parishes in the Archdiocese of Atlanta have found ways to mark the liturgical season.
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- Do you have questions about fasting and abstinence during the Lenten season? Check out this infographic! https://t.co/NhIWpPzxPd 5 hours ago
- Its been 1 year since we announced Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer as the new Archbishop of Atlanta! #flashbackfriday https://t.co/obrbvEjpjl 6 hours ago
- Archbishop of Atlanta clarifies stance on COVID-19 vaccines https://t.co/kRcmeIbqx0 1 day ago
- Archbishop Hartmayer speaks in support of House Bill 485 https://t.co/aC8YtTMSM9 1 day ago
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