Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

(R-l) Bill Bennett stands with his 14-year-old twin daughters, Clara and Sarah, and his wife, Becki, as they hold signs on the east side of Peachtree Road during Stand for Life, Jan. 22. The Bennetts are parishioners at St. Anna Church in Monroe. Jan. 22 is the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in the United States.Photo By Michael Alexander
(R-l) Bill Bennett stands with his 14-year-old twin daughters, Clara and Sarah, and his wife, Becki, as they hold signs on the east side of Peachtree Road during Stand for Life, Jan. 22. The Bennetts are parishioners at St. Anna Church in Monroe. Jan. 22 is the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in the United States.

Atlanta

Hundreds gather to pray at the Jan. 22 Mass for the Unborn

ATLANTA—On the Jan. 22 anniversary of the Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision, Catholics in the Atlanta Archdiocese voiced their opposition to abortion. Hundreds prayed together in the Cathedral of Christ the King, led by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, on the day of the anniversary of the decision legalizing abortion in the United States. Later, […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Atlanta

    Leap of faith needed for diverse Catholics to embrace one another, Father Drummer says

    ATLANTA—A bridge-builder at the parish level and the retiring director of the Office for Black Catholic Ministry were both recognized at the annual archdiocesan Mass for the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The annual Mass, celebrated Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Atlanta, honored the work of […] Full Story

  • Roswell

    No snow day excuses likely after BT succeeds in online classroom try

    ROSWELL—John Wellford’s challenge was how to teach Spanish to students miles from school who checked into his virtual classroom. The Blessed Trinity High School teacher set aside a lesson on new vocabulary and verb conjugations. Instead, students explored the cultural history of Spain. They watched a video tour he created using Google Earth, traveling from […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Georgia Catholic, Jewish congregations to jointly mark jubilee of renewed dialogue

    ATLANTA—This year the Archdiocese of Atlanta and American Jewish Committee (AJC) Atlanta Regional Office together will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council document “Nostra Aetate,” which transformed the church’s approach to Judaism after centuries of troubled relations and birthed a new era of partnership. They are inviting neighboring Catholic and Jewish congregations […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    2014 Catholic Charities Atlanta Leadership Class graduates

    ATLANTA—The 44 Catholic men and women of the 2014 Catholic Charities Atlanta Leadership Class graduated in a ceremony Jan. 15 at the Georgian Club. As the leadership program marks its fourth year, its success continues to grow as young faithful Catholic leaders look for opportunities to learn servant leadership and incorporate their faith in the […] Full Story