Georgia Bulletin

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Brian Baker, a seminarian from the Archdiocese of Atlanta, chants the Exultet at the beginning of the Easter Vigil celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 19.CNS photo/Paul Haring
Brian Baker, a seminarian from the Archdiocese of Atlanta, chants the Exultet at the beginning of the Easter Vigil celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 19.

Vatican City

Easter proclaims that love gives life, pope says; share it with others

VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Pope Francis urged Christians to remember how they first encountered Christ and to share his love and mercy with others, especially through acts of caring and sharing. Proclaiming the good news of Jesus’ resurrection means giving concrete witness “to unconditional and faithful love,” he said April 20 before solemnly giving his blessing “urbi […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Atlanta

    Archbishop listens to councils, announces sale of residence

    ATLANTA—An unprecedented meeting involving three councils of people who regularly advise Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory resulted in his announcement April 5 that he will vacate the new archbishop’s residence in early May and the property will be sold. Archbishop Gregory listened and then, shortly after the meeting ended, announced in a press release that he […] Full Story

  • College Park

    Focus on discipleship drives 2014 Eucharistic Congress

    COLLEGE PARK—The theme of this year’s Eucharistic Congress comes from the Gospel of Matthew: “Go and make disciples,” a theme that echoes the recent Year of Faith and resounds throughout the Catholic Church today under the guidance of Pope Francis. Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Atlanta and hosted by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory and Auxiliary […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Archbishop reflects on deeper unity between clergy, ‘priestly people’

    ATLANTA—While singing “Lift High the Cross,” the priests of the Archdiocese of Atlanta processed into the Cathedral of Christ the King for the Chrism Mass celebrated April 15. During the Mass, traditionally held here on the Tuesday of Holy Week, the archbishop blesses the oils used for the celebration of the sacraments in every church […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Priest who witnessed healing speaks on Divine Mercy devotion

    ATLANTA—A priest involved in the sainthood process for St. Faustina Kowalska said he considers devotion to the Divine Mercy “the greatest grassroots movement in the entire history of the church.” Marian Father Seraphim Michalenko spoke in March at a Cathedral of Christ the King program called “The Time for Divine Mercy Is Now.” Many Catholics […] Full Story