Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals supporters demonstrate near the White House in Washington Sept. 5. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Sept. 5 that the DACA program is "being rescinded" by President Donald Trump, leaving some 800,000 youth, brought illegally to the U.S. as minors, in peril of deportation and of losing permits that allow them to work.

Washington, DC

Catholic leaders sharply criticize Trump’s decision to end DACA

WASHINGTON (CNS)—Catholic church leaders, immigration officials and university presidents were swift and unanimous in their condemnation of President Donald Trump’s Sept. 5 decision to phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals known as DACA. “In the past, the president stated that the Dreamer story ‘is about the heart,’ yet (the) decision is nothing short of […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Atlanta

    Relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina to be displayed at Holy Spirit

    ATLANTA—The relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, better known as Padre Pio, will tour several dioceses in the United States Sept. 16–Oct. 8. In the Archdiocese of Atlanta, the relics will be displayed at Holy Spirit Church, 4465 Northside Drive, NW, Atlanta, on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Hours for public veneration will be 9 a.m.-6:50 p.m. […] Full Story

  • Snellville

    New Visitation Monastery superior left pharmacy career for cloister

    SNELLVILLE—Mother Teresa Maria Kulangara is the newly elected superior of the Visitation Monastery, home to five cloistered nuns of the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary. The monastery also has three women in formation. Elected on June 13 by the sisters, Mother Teresa Maria, 49, is a native of Kerala, India, and a former […] Full Story

  • Norcross

    Church groundbreaking is ‘dream come true’ for Vietnamese parish

    NORCROSS—A large granite slab blasted with dynamite from the property of Holy Vietnamese Martyrs Church is to serve as a cornerstone of a new Asian-influenced church for this Gwinnett County faith community. Blessed by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory on Aug. 27, the huge stone and ceremonial groundbreaking marked another step toward the long-sought goal of […] Full Story

  • Roswell

    PATH offers spiritual healing from pain of abortion

    ROSWELL—Jody Duffy, who became the director of Post Abortion Treatment and Healing in March 2016, knows firsthand the emotional and spiritual suffering of abortion, but also about the forgiveness available. In her work with PATH, Duffy helps men and women suffering from a long-past or recent abortion decision, including a special outreach to military veterans. […] Full Story