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
- December 14, 2018ROME (CNS)—Pope Francis made surprise visits Dec. 7 and 8 to people receiving medical care far from their homes, to a dozen intellectually challenged young people and to the staff of a major Rome newspaper.
- December 10, 2018Archbishop Gregory talks about what makes Mary an Advent woman in his latest column, “What I Have Seen and Heard.”
- December 4, 2018DECATUR—Deacon Alfred Mitchell gets up daily at 5:30 a.m., whether he has somewhere to go or not.
- November 30, 2018WASHINGTON (CNS) — The archbishop who chairs the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities cheered news that the abortion rate in the United States continues to shrink, as does the number of abortions overall.
- November 27, 2018ATLANTA—It was February 1998 when Aaron Parr, a fourth-grader at St. Thomas More School, Decatur, shared the front page of The Georgia Bulletin with Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Rita Adele Comber under the headline “Celebrating Excellence in Education.” It was Catholic Schools Week.
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- Archbishop Gregory provides updates and answers on the November @USCCB meeting in Baltimore. Read more in the lates… https://t.co/bcN0CHWotr 1 minute ago
- RT @EWTNespanol : El #PapaFrancisco ofrecerá una comida de Navidadd a un grupo de personas sin hogar, inmigrantes y personas en situación de… 3 hours ago
- RT @USCCB : Memorial of Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church: https://t.co/IUiOdtsgCA https://t.co/7wLZEGrSQO 5 hours ago
- My Staff just had a delightful Christmas brunch & it gave me an opportunity to say thanks to the generous folks who… https://t.co/8ndBIzwCYl 1 day ago
- Be sure to check the @USCCB Advent Calendar for readings, reflections and more! #Advent #Catholic… https://t.co/2NX967Dhx8 1 day ago