Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court building at sunrise is seen in Washington Oct. 5, 2014.CNS/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters
A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court building at sunrise is seen in Washington Oct. 5, 2014.

Atlanta

Atlanta archbishop responds to U.S. Supreme Court decision

Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory released this statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same sex marriage: “Each U.S. Supreme Court decision that has ever been rendered has resulted in deep disappointment for some people and vindication for others. If we all agreed on the outcomes of these divisive cases, there would […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Atlanta

    Archbishop calls Charleston victims’ families ‘courageous … compassionate’

    ATLANTA—Parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Atlanta prayed for strength for the people of Charleston, South Carolina, and healing for the nation at a special Mass June 20. Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory celebrated the vigil Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes for the nine victims of the tragic June 17 shooting at Emanuel […] Full Story

  • Atlanta Archdiocese teams with scientists to develop energy saving plan

    ATLANTA—Scientists and engineers at the University of Georgia are working with the Archdiocese of Atlanta to help parishes, schools and parishioners reduce their carbon footprint. Pope Francis’ encyclical presents a “moral imperative” to address climate change and can inspire the scientific community and faith organizations to work together, said Susan Varlamoff, the director of the […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Daily rosary at Suwanee City Hall among Fortnight for Freedom events

    ATLANTA—The “Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to Bear Witness” is taking place June 21-July 4, a time when the liturgical calendar celebrates a series of martyrs who remained faithful despite persecution by political power including St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher, St. John the Baptist, Sts. Peter and Paul, and the First Martyrs of the […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    New archdiocesan website to be unveiled July 1

    ATLANTA—The Archdiocese of Atlanta’s website is about to have a fresh look on the outside as it also changes internally to a mobile-friendly platform. Changing technology has aged the seven-year-old site. “It was state of the art when it came out, but now it’s not,” said Jonathon Hanten, the webmaster of the archdiocese. The new […] Full Story