The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta  

Provincial Court of Appeals History

The Court of Appeals was established in 1983 by a nihil obstat of the Supreme Apostolic Signatura. The Signatura appointed the following officials:

  Initial Court Current Court

Moderator

Most Reverend Thomas A. Donnellan, JCD

Most Rev. Wilton D. Gregory, STL

     

Judicial Vicar

Reverend Edward J. Dillon, JCD

Very Rev. Paul J. Hachey, SM, JCL

     

Judges

Most Reverend George E. Lynch, JCD

Rev. Gregory D. Goolsby, MDiv

 

Reverend Monsignor Michael J. Regan, JCD

Rev. Albert W. Jowdy, MDiv

 

Reverend Monsignor Francis J. Murphy, JCD

Rev. Richard B. Morro, BA

 

Reverend Francis J. Nelson, JCL

Rev. James A. Schillinger, STL

 

Reverend Richard B. Morrow

Rev. James D. Duffy, SM, MDiv

 

Reverend Monsignor John F. McDonough, VG, PA

Rev. Victor A. Galier, MDiv, ThM

 

Reverend Monsignor R. Donald Kiernan, PA

Rev. Msgr. R. Donald Kiernan, PA

 

Reverend Joseph J. Beltran

Rev. Msgr. Henry C. Gracz, MDiv

     

Defenders of the Bond

Reverend Stephen T. Churchwell, JCD

Very Rev. Daniel J. McCormick, BA

 

Reverend Anthony Green

Rev. Msgr. Peter A. Dora, MDiv

 

Reverend E. Peter Ludden

Rev. Eric Hill, MDiv

 

Reverend John Henley

Rev. Victor J. Reyes, MDiv

     

Promoter of Justice

Reverend Monsignor Jerry E. Hardy

Very Rev. Daniel J. McCormick, BA

     

Notaries

Sister Frances Whitman, GNSH

Ms. Marguerite (Meg) Fortino

   

Ms. Marianne (Mac) Fronek

     

Advocates

 

Rev. Randall Mattox, MDiv

   

Rev. Mr. Dennis Dorner

   

Rev. Mr. Steve Swope

   

Rev. Kevin J. Hargadan, MDiv

   

Rev. Paul W. Berny, MDiv