Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

This is a map of Pennsylvania showing the six Catholic dioceses covered by a grand jury report on an investigation of abuse claims made in those dioceses. The report covers a span of more than 70 years. (CNS/courtesy of USCCB)


Abuse report’s claim of cover-up, mishandling of cases called ‘misleading’

Peter Steinfels, a former editor of Commonweal, former religion writer for The New York Times and professor emeritus at Fordham University in New York, reviewed the report of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report alleging widespread abuse of hundreds of priests and a coverup by bishops in six dioceses. He found fault with the report and […] Full Story

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  • Atlanta

    Remembering the top stories of 2018

    It’s that time when we consider the events that shaped 2018 for the Atlanta Catholic community. We must have printed hundreds of thousands of words and hundreds of photos in last year’s 23 issues. Editor Nichole Golden, Photographer Michael Alexander and Staff Writer Andrew Nelson flipped through the pages to select the stories with an […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Favorite photos captured in 2018 reflect visual gifts from God

    ATLANTA–I always say I’ve never taken a photograph that God didn’t orchestrate or see first. If I’m attentive, able to anticipate what God is about to unveil and I’m in the right place at the right time, the opportunity for capturing a special moment is possible. There are two photos from 2018 that speak to […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Reporter’s favorite story combines art and faith

    ATLANTA—The image first popped up in my Twitter feed. It was a painting of a cloaked pregnant woman, twinned with a large catchphrase written in cursive: “Woman are stronger than hell.” The mural was painted on a wall at the Krog Street tunnel, one of Atlanta’s most famous outposts for public art. I’d call it […] Full Story

  • Atlanta

    Lesson on living a full life a memorable story

    ATLANTA—The year 2018 began by interviewing a woman whose 100-year life coincided with a remarkable period of Atlanta history and a connection to a saint. Winter weather prevented me from getting together at least once with Emily Milner, known as “Miss Emily” to fellow parishioners at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. We were finally […] Full Story