Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Maria Coleman is currently a student at the University of San Diego and part of the Torero Renaissance Scholars program. Established in 2012, the university program offers comprehensive support specifically to students who were once in the foster care system and those at risk for homelessness. (CNS photo/Denis Grasska, The Southern Cross)


California university helps former foster youth, homeless find a new beginning

SAN DIEGO (CNS) — The University of San Diego has a message for students who were once in the foster care system, homeless or at risk for homelessness. “We recognize that things have happened to you in your past,” said Cynthia Avery, the Catholic university’s assistant vice president for student life, “but this is a […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Atlanta

    Priests, deacons, seminarians and religious with credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors

    The Archdiocese of Atlanta is committed to the protection of minors, as well as to compliance with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. In a spirit of transparency and the hope of continued healing for the survivors of abuse, I have decided to release the […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Atlanta’s Jewish and Catholic communities discuss finding unity in diversity

    ATLANTA—Days before a gunman attacked the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, more than 250 women and men of Christian and Jewish faiths focused on building unity in a divided society. The gathering on Thursday, Oct. 25, called Repairing the World, is the fourth annual event bringing together the two faith communities, organized by […] Full Story

  • Acworth

    St. Clare of Assisi Church built with helping hands

    ACWORTH—Hundreds of smiling parishioners filled their new sanctuary at St. Clare of Assisi Church on a recent celebratory Sunday. With afternoon sunlight beaming through windows, choirs and instrumentalists led hymns in English and Spanish. Yet it was the beautiful silences that captured the joy and emotion of the dedication Mass Oct. 28. Bishop Joel M. […] Full Story | En Español

  • Atlanta

    Courage Apostolate member Daniel Mattson shares story at Georgia Tech

    ATLANTA—When asked by a student how to talk to a gay friend about the morality of homosexuality, author Daniel Mattson told an audience of students at the Georgia Tech Catholic Center, “Your job is to love him, as he is.” “You relate to him, one on one. That is really the way of the Gospel,” […] Full Story