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Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta.

Report finds 28 credible child sex abuse claims of Georgia priests in last 70 years

Mar 29, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A new report says that 28 Catholic priests have faced credible child sex abuse allegations while serving in Georgia since... Read more


Atlanta airport gets a 24/7 eucharistic chapel

Feb 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Airline workers and travelers flying through the busiest airport in the world can now spend time in the real presence... Read more

Bishop-elect John-Nhan Tran

Priest who escaped Vietnam in 1975 named auxiliary bishop of Atlanta

Oct 25, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has named Vietnam-born priest John-Nhan Tran an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Read more

Archbishop Gregory Hartmayer, OFM, Conv., was installed as archbishop of Atlanta on May 6, 2020.

Atlanta archdiocese to end Sunday Mass dispensation

Apr 30, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The archdiocese of Atlanta announced an end date to the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass. While... Read more

The first edition cover of "Gone with the Wind"

'Gone with the Wind' rights were gift to Atlanta archdiocese

Jun 10, 2020

In 2011, the estate of a nephew of Mitchell donated half the trademark and literary rights to the “Gone with... Read more

Laudato si': Atlanta archdiocese’s sustainability efforts 5 years on

May 22, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Susan Varlamoff, a retired biologist and parishioner at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, was in 2015 serving as director of... Read more

Bishop-elect Joel M. Konzen.  Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Atlanta

Catholic school principal named new auxiliary bishop of Atlanta

Feb 5, 2018

Pope Francis has appointed Marist School principal Father Joel Konzen, S.M., to serve as an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese... Read more

Opening Mass for the synod of bishops on the family Oct. 8, 2015.

Atlanta's new auxiliary used to be an Air Force captain

May 15, 2017

By Elise Harris

On Monday the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has named parish priest Fr. Bernard (Ned) Shlesinger of Raleigh, who was... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta.

Atlanta archbishop apologizes for $2.2 million residence

Apr 3, 2014

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta has apologized for constructing a new $2.2 million residence, saying the plan was well-intended, but... Read more