Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Atlanta

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory’s statement in response to the resignation of Theodore McCarrick

ATLANTA— “As shepherd of the Catholic Church in Atlanta and united with my brother bishops under Pope Francis in service to Jesus Christ and His Church, I express my profound anger, sadness, and distress concerning sexual abuse by Church leaders of children, young people and those over whom they exercised authority. My anger and disappointment, […] Full Story | En Español

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Local News

  • Washington

    Archbishop Gregory, other leaders urge inquiry into abuse claims against former cardinal

    WASHINGTON (CNS)—U.S. Catholic church leaders have been calling for an internal investigation into the handling of allegations of abuse and sexual misconduct against Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick and urging such an inquiry be spearheaded by laypeople. “I think we have reached a point where bishops alone investigating bishops is not the answer. To have credibility, […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Muralists enliven their Catholic faith in public with vivid street art

    ATLANTA—Three months ago, Kathleen Loesel and Alison Mabery used their free hours to stand on a sidewalk with paintbrushes in hand, creating images in color on the concrete wall as trucks and cars hurtled past. Drivers and walkers stopped at the impromptu studio near the Krog Street tunnel as the artists painted the mural of […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Catholic schools welcome new administrators as academic year begins

    ATLANTA—With the start of the new school year, three archdiocesan and two independent schools welcome new administrators. Independent schools Monsignor Donovan High School, Athens, and Pinecrest Academy, Cumming, have new heads of school. Paul Gessner will serve as head of school at Monsignor Donovan High School, and Edward Spurka, Ph.D., will fill the same role […] Full Story

  • Smyrna

    Archdiocesan schools earn AdvancED re-accreditation

    SMYRNA—The Archdiocese of Atlanta’s 18 Catholic schools have received re-accreditation from AdvancED following a February engagement review by the accrediting agency. The archdiocese received its first district-wide accreditation in 2013. The nonprofit AdvancED follows a five-year term of accreditation. Its platform is based upon continuous improvement and educational quality. Using a set of rigorous research-based […] Full Story