Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Photo By Michael Alexander
(L-r) Auxiliary Bishop Luis R. Zarama, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory and Bishop-designate Bernard E. "Ned" Shlesinger III come together for a group photo following the May 15 news conference where Father Shlesinger was introduced as the new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Atlanta.


Raleigh priest named as new Atlanta auxiliary bishop

ATLANTA—Pope Francis has named Father Bernard E. “Ned” Shlesinger III, a priest of the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Bishop-designate Shlesinger, 56, was most recently the director of spiritual formation for St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, where he has been on the faculty for four […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Chamblee

    Mercy Care Chamblee sponsors say new health clinic offers dignity, care to all

    CHAMBLEE—With prayers for “those who are sick or in distress and on those who help and minister to the sick in any way,” scores of supporters and donors on Monday, May 1, celebrated the ribbon cutting at the new $14 million Mercy Care Chamblee clinic. At the clinic, doctors, nurses, dentists and mental health specialists […] Full Story

  • Washington DC

    Catholics bring Pope Francis’ call to protect creation to climate march

    WASHINGTON (CNS)—Carrying banners and signs with quotes from Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’,” hundreds of Catholics joined the People’s Climate March to call for moral and prayerful action to protect creation. On a sweltering day that reinforced the message about the need to respond to climate change—the 91-degree temperature at 3 p.m. April 29 tied […] Full Story

  • Decatur

    Airline worker brings trafficking victims’ faces into plain view

    DECATUR—The exploitation of girls and boys, women and men in human trafficking is not a remote problem but is occurring in front of people everywhere, said Donna Hubbard, who trains airline personnel to recognize trafficking victims. “Human trafficking is a $150 billion business, second only to drugs and weapons,” Hubbard said in a March 21 […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Welcome Grants expanded to five archdiocesan schools for 2017-2018 year

    DECATUR—For principal Susanne Greenwood, the archdiocesan Welcome Grants played a significant role in getting parents to take a look at St. Peter Claver Regional School. The Decatur school is moving closer to its enrollment target, in large part because the grants eased parents’ financial costs, Greenwood said. “Many of our families desirous of a Catholic […] Full Story