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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