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
- February 21, 2019Faced with widespread and growing discomfort following new reports and revelations of very serious cases of sexual abuse involving members of the clergy, on September 12, 2018, at the end of one of the meetings of the Council of Cardinals it was announced that the Holy Father had decided to call a meeting in the Vatican for February 21-24, 2019.
- February 19, 2019ROSWELL—Tim McFarlin, Blessed Trinity High School’s head football coach, was recognized for his coaching achievements.
- February 15, 2019SMYRNA—Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory honored leaders in youth ministry and graduates of a University of Dayton faith formation certificate program during a Monday, Jan. 14 parish catechetical leader awards luncheon at the Chancery of the archdiocese.
- February 12, 2019Archbishop Gregory reflects on the power of images in his column, “What I Have Seen and Heard.”
Archdiocese of Atlanta on Twitter
- On this Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, we celebrate St. Peter’s ministry, his role in unifying the Church, and th… https://t.co/Xxi5Few3Z3 21 hours ago
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- RT @CatholicNewsSvc : At summit, survivors expose ‘cancer’ of clergy sex abuse https://t.co/PVykWn49AW https://t.co/Z0Wqnr2X1q 2 days ago