The Last 20 News Articles from the Homepage

  • April 18, 2019
    SMYRNA—Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory regularly celebrates the noon Mass at the St. Dominic Chapel at the Chancery of the Archdiocese of Atlanta for employees and visitors. The chapel, which bears the name of the archbishop’s confirmation saint, proved aRead More…
  • April 15, 2019
    “At the beginning of Holy Week, the people of Paris have been asked to embrace a very heavy cross with the fire at their beloved cathedral.  Notre Dame is a treasure for the Catholic Church, for European history and culture, and for the world of art.  Read More…
  • April 15, 2019
    PARIS (CNS) — A major blaze engulfed the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral April 15, sending pillars of flame and billowing smoke over the center of the French capital.
  • April 12, 2019
    ATHENS—Lynn Langston has spent more than 30 years in religious education—but this Mass moved her more than almost any other.
  • April 11, 2019
    COLLEGE PARK—With their experiences of service and putting the needs of others in front of their own, veterans, active duty military and those who support them are invited to gather together at the start of the 2019 Eucharistic Congress on Friday, JuneRead More…
  • April 9, 2019
    WASHINGTON (CNS)—Georgia has just added itself to the list of states that aim to protect unborn life once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
  • April 8, 2019
    Last Thursday, March 28, I observed the 60th anniversary of my own baptism. I quietly mentioned that fact to Father Dan Ketter, who concelebrated the noon Mass with me at the Chancery. It was a blessed memory that I carried with me throughout the entirRead More…
  • April 6, 2019
    This is a difficult time of year for me. March is the anniversary month of my son Christopher’s passing and so he is in my every thought. Christopher had a rare genetic disorder. He had multiple, severe disabilities and was medically fragile. His diseaRead More…
  • April 4, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Pope Francis today named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory as the seventh Archbishop of Washington. Archbishop Gregory is currently the Archbishop of Atlanta, and will succeed Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who served as Washington’s archbishop…
  • April 2, 2019
    NEWNAN—Parishioners of St. George Church, Newnan, continued their celebration of a “Year of Grace and Gratitude” with a groundbreaking for the church’s new rectory Wednesday, Feb. 27.
  • March 28, 2019
    ATLANTA—As the 2018-2019 Catholic Metro League of Atlanta (CMLA) basketball season was about to get underway, two eighth-grade girls’ basketball teams, Christ the King and Our Lady of the Assumption, struggled to draw enough players for their final junRead More…
  • March 26, 2019
    ATLANTA—On April 7, the first Sunday of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Archdiocese of Atlanta and other dioceses will celebrate Safe Haven Sunday, a day of awareness to help parents and families learn more about the harmful effects of pornoRead More…
  • March 22, 2019
    As I have continued to reflect in horror and sadness on the brutal attack on Muslims peacefully worshiping in Christchurch, New Zealand, one of the lesser-known songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1949 musical “South Pacific” came to mind. SpecificallRead More…
  • March 19, 2019
    RIOHACHA, Colombia—Amid political unrest in Venezuela, those opposing embattled President Nicolas Maduro fight to deliver humanitarian aid into the country. Malteser International steadfastly labors to provide medical and other care across the border iRead More…
  • March 15, 2019
    Archbishop Gregory encourages us to give up brutal speech during this Lenten season in his latest column, “What I Have Seen and Heard.”
  • March 12, 2019
    WASHINGTON (CNS)—Just over four months after Pope Francis forced Bishop Martin D. Holley to step down as bishop of Memphis, Tennessee, he named Bishop David P. Talley of Alexandria, Louisiana, to lead the diocese.
  • March 8, 2019
    Did you know, we’ve been making this sign of the cross since as early as the third century? That makes it a tradition going back 1,800 years.
  • March 5, 2019
    Ash Wednesday begins our journey to the cross and passion of Christ, not only as historical events (which they are), but also as real moments in our own lives of faith.
  • March 1, 2019
    SNELLVILLE—Over 300 teens from 13 parishes gathered together at St. Oliver Plunkett Church in Snellville for a local World Youth Day Rally on Jan. 26.
  • February 26, 2019
    VATICAN CITY (CNS)—The long-awaited “Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church,” nicknamed the abuse summit, was an extraordinary and historic gathering that surpassed many expectations while perhaps disappointing others.

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