Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory stands before the congregation at the Shrine of Immaculate Conception, Atlanta, just prior to this year's annual Good Friday pilgrimage through the city's downtown streets. On July 21 Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, appointed Archbishop Gregory to chair a new USCCB task force on race.Photo By Michael Alexander
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory stands before the congregation at the Shrine of Immaculate Conception, Atlanta, just prior to this year's annual Good Friday pilgrimage through the city's downtown streets. On July 21 Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, appointed Archbishop Gregory to chair a new USCCB task force on race.

Washington, DC

Archbishop Gregory to chair USCCB task force on race

WASHINGTON (CNS)— Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta has been appointed as chair of a new task force of the U.S. bishops to deal with racial issues brought into public consciousness following a series of summertime shootings that left both citizens and police officers among those dead. The task force’s charge includes helping bishops to […] Full Story

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  • Atlanta

    Atlanta pilgrims to World Youth Day sent forth with Mass, prayer

    ATLANTA—The 2016 World Youth Day Pilgrims Mass, held Wednesday, July 13, at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta, was a time of prayer and fellowship for young people preparing to make the journey to Krakow, Poland. Representatives of more than 10 parishes and groups attended the evening Mass, organized by the Young Adult […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Donations needed to fill empty shelves at St. Vincent de Paul food pantries

    ATLANTA—With just a few weeks left in the summer season, the food pantries of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia are running low on non-perishable items for families in need. Area food banks often have shortages during the summer. Many children of the clients served by SVdP Georgia participate in free and reduced […] Full Story

  • Cumming

    Music, drama paired with prayer, confession in EPIC youth program

    CUMMING—EPIC, an evening for youth of live music, drama and dancing as well as adoration and confession, returns Sunday, Aug. 28, to the Warehouse in Cumming. Developed by the youth ministry team and clergy of St. Brendan the Navigator Church, EPIC is for high school students. The teens socialize at the venue’s coffeehouse and vie […] Full Story

  • Smyrna

    Alpha encourages college students to wrestle with faith questions

    SMYRNA—Scores of college-age women and men—from the questioning to the believer—are exploring fundamental Christian beliefs to get to know God better. For eight weeks, the archdiocesan Office of Formation and Discipleship is hosting Tuesday night gatherings with Alpha, an international evangelization program. Alpha is this year’s focus for On the Deck, the annual weekly gathering […] Full Story