Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

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Then-Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick of Washington is pictured in 2017. Pope Francis confirmed the removal of McCarrick from the priesthood Feb. 16. He was found guilty of "solicitation in the sacrament of confession" and other abuses of power.

Vatican City

McCarrick removed from the priesthood after being found guilty of abuse

VATICAN CITY (CNS)–Pope Francis has confirmed the removal from the priesthood of Theodore E. McCarrick, the 88-year-old former cardinal and archbishop of Washington. The Vatican announced the decision Feb. 16, saying he was found guilty of “solicitation in the sacrament of confession and sins against the Sixth Commandment with minors and with adults, with the […] Full Story

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Local News

  • Atlanta

    Meet the Class of 2019 permanent deacons in the Archdiocese of Atlanta

    New deacons have taken up their responsibilities since their ordination on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Atlanta. There were eight men called as “servant ministers in the very image of Christ Jesus,” as Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory described the ministry.  The new deacons come from varied backgrounds and careers, from […] Full Story

  • Fayetteville

    OLM honoree keeps school running well

    FAYETTEVILLE—Jorge Londoño, native of Colombia, South America, is the plant operator for Our Lady of Mercy High School and ensures the school’s various systems from electrical to plumbing are running smoothly. Londoño, also an OLM parent, is this year’s Catholic Schools Week staff honoree for the Fayetteville high school. “I love to be here. It […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Marist’s Martin encourages teachers to be authentic

    ATLANTA—John Martin would in the past show Atlanta teens the world with photos and maps using overhead projectors. Now, laptop-carrying students have the world’s knowledge at their fingertips on the web. “If I had this stuff when I was growing up, I would have been blown away. I would have gone nuts, said Martin, who […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    IHM school nurse dispenses kindness

    ATLANTA—In her 20 years as a school nurse Brenda Conlon learned a few things she didn’t acquire at nursing school. A piece of chocolate slowly melting on a tongue can be a cure for an anxious child. A chat can do wonders. For her efforts to care for the more than 500 students and staff […] Full Story