Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

  1. Mass suspension continues through April 19, school closures extended

    Due to the continued spread of COVID-19 in Georgia, the archdiocese will extend suspension of the Masses through Divine Mercy Sunday, April 19. Catholic school building closings will be extended through Friday, April 17.

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  2. Pope Francis announces extraordinary ‘urbi et orbi’ blessing March 27

    In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said he will give an extraordinary blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time Friday, March 27.

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  3. Reporting system to record abuse complaints against bishops begins

    A reporting system accepting sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. bishops and eparchs is in place. Called the Catholic Bishops Abuse Reporting Service, or CBAR, the system became operational March 16.

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  4. Catholics adjust to worship, life disruptions in time of coronavirus

    Catholics are believers shaped by ritual and sacraments, so without the community or sacraments, it can be jarring, said Father Dennis Dorner. He hopes during this time of separation that people learn to create their “own ritual and faith life within their own sacred space.”

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  5. Archdiocese partners with High Museum for Stations of the Cross devotion

    Drawing from a diversity of art and reflections, believers can trace the final hours of Jesus’ life in a new Stations of the Cross devotion. Pieces from the High Museum of Art’s collection reveal religious expressions from unexpected sources. The devotions can be found online.

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