Georgia Bulletin

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Bishop David P. Talley was the main celebrant and homilist for the opening Mass of the 2016 Eucharistic Congress.Photo By Michael Alexander
Bishop David P. Talley was the main celebrant and homilist for the opening Mass of the 2016 Eucharistic Congress.

Atlanta

Bishop Talley named coadjutor bishop of Alexandria, Louisiana

ATLANTA—Pope Francis has appointed Bishop David P. Talley, auxiliary bishop of the Atlanta Archdiocese, to serve the people of the Diocese of Alexandria, Louisiana, as coadjutor bishop to Bishop Ronald P. Herzog, the bishop of that diocese. The appointment was announced Wednesday, Sept. 21. In a statement, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory said that the pope […] Full Story | En Español

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  • Atlanta

    World War II hero’s remains brought home to grateful Euart family

    ATLANTA—Answering the call to duty, Army Capt. Elwood Euart never stopped climbing and lifting others up until his last breath in 1942. Upon escape from a sinking ship, he reentered and extended a rope to rescue trapped soldiers in the ultimate heroic sacrifice. Serving as a troop carrier during World War II, the SS President […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    College students embrace Catholic Relief Services’ mission for justice

    ATLANTA—Nathalie Borgella has a passion for “taking care of the poor, the sick, the lowly.” The political science major at Spelman College, in Atlanta, is channeling her desire into a new service as a Catholic Relief Services student ambassador. It is important for her to serve people. She knows people outside the campus gates need […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Synod spokesman looks at pope’s mercy theme with local priests, bishops

    ATLANTA—Mercy, the cornerstone of Pope Francis’ ministry, was also the focus of an assembly of Catholic bishops and priests from Georgia and North and South Carolina hosted by the Archdiocese of Atlanta Aug. 22-24. Father Thomas Rosica, who served as the English language spokesperson for the most recent Synod of Bishops held at the Vatican, […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Upcoming pilgrimage offers timely spiritual journey to Marian shrines

    ATLANTA—A pilgrimage to the Marian shrines of Fatima and Lourdes and the opportunity to walk a portion of the ancient Camino de Santiago pilgrimage path in Spain is being offered by The Georgia Bulletin this coming April. The 11-day pilgrimage from April 18-28, 2017, which begins in Lisbon, Portugal, will occur during the year of […] Full Story