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2015.01.13 - Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Celebration to Include Service Work, Mass, and A Youth Celebration

2014.12.19 - Paula Gwynn Grant Named Director of Communications and Advocacy

2014.12.05 - Archdiocese of Atlanta’s Catholic High Schools Placed on the College Board’s 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll

2014.11.21 - Statement of Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, Archbishop of Atlanta, and Most Reverend Gregory J. Hartmayer, Bishop of Savannah, in Response to the Announcement of Executive Action Regarding Immigration

2014.10.01 - Three Local Catholic Schools Receive 2014 Blue Ribbon Awards

2014.09.18 - Georgia Catholic Bishops Urge Church Members to Welcome Unaccompanied Minor Children and Refugee Families

2014.06.30 - Georgia Law on Weapons Effective July 1 - Common Decree Issued by the Archdiocese of Atlanta and Diocese of Savannah Related to Weapons

2014.06.20 - 2014 Fortnight for Freedom June 21 to July 4

2014.06.17 - Archbishop Gregory Calls Catholic Community to "Go and Make Disciples" on June 20 & 21

2014.05.19 - The Archdiocese of Atlanta's Catholic Schools Boast Significant Scholarhips Awarded to Recent Graduates

2014.04.25 - Canonizations of John Paul II, John XXIII at the Vatican on Sunday, April 27

2014.04.16 - Archbishop Gregory and Bishop Wright to take an Ecumenical Journey through the Streets of Downtown Atlanta

2014.04.05 - Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Will Sell Residence

2014.03.28 - Bishop Luis Zarama to Participate in "Bishops On the Border: Mission For Migrants" | El Obispo Luis Zarama se unirá a "Los Obispos en la Frontera: Una misión por los migrantes"

2014.03.11 - Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Invites Catholics and Non-Catholics to Participate in a Pastoral Plan Survey

2014.02.24 - The Alliance for Catholic Education's Bus Tour "Fighting for Our Children's Future" Stops In Atlanta

2014.02.05 - Roman Catholic Bishops of Georgia Stand with other Religious Leaders in Opposing Gun Bill, HB 875

2014.01.23 - From Roswell to Rome, Archdiocesan Schools Find Unique Ways to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

2014.01.21 - Over 800 Hundred Expected at Cathedral of Christ the King Mass for the Unborn and STAND FOR LIFE ATLANTA Peachtree Road to Lenox Square January 22, 2014

2014.01.15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Celebration to Include Service Work, Mass, and a Youth Celebration

2014.01.13 - Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory to Celebrate Mass for the Unborn at Cathedral of Christ the King And STAND FOR LIFE on Peachtree Road - January 22, 2014

2014.01.13 - The Archdiocese of Atlanta's Catholic High Schools Honored for Significant Gains in Advance Placement Access

2013.12.12 - Pope Francis Named Time Magazine's Person of the Year

2013.11.12 - Join Rev. Chito Palang in a Special Mass of Prayer and Unity For Victims of Typhoon Haiyan at 8pm Friday, November 15 at the Cathedral of Christ the King

2013.07.30 - Atlanta Archdiocese Hosts Encounter of Hispanic Ministries Expected to Draw Hundreds

2013.07.23 - World Youth Day Rally in Marietta Holy Family Catholic Chuch to Host on July 27


2013.05.24 - Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Welcomes Tens of Thousands For the Eucharistic Congress Georgia International Convention Center May 31 – June 1

2013.03.28 - The Most Reverend David Prescott Talley To Be Ordained as Auxiliary Bishop For the Archdiocese of Atlanta

2013.02.27 - Media Alert: Press Conference with Archbishop Gregory and Bishop Zarama

2013.02.26 -Archdiocese of Atlanta Prays for Election of New Pope

2013.02.11 - Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Calls Catholics to Pray

2013.01.18 - Atlanta Archdiocesen Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Celebration Includes Mass and Food Drive

2013.01.03 - Monsignor David P. Talley Named Auxiliary Bishop For Archdiocese of Atlanta

2012.12.04 - El llamado del Arzobispo Gregory para una Reforma Migratoria, enfatiza la importancia del camino a la ciudadanía par los indocumentados

2012.12.04 - Archbishop Gregory Calls for Immigration Reform, Emphasizes the Importance of Path to Citizenship for the Undocumented

2012.11.28 - Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Welcomes National Conference On Immigration Reform in 2013 and Beyond

2012.10.10 - Mass at Cathedral of Christ the King Opens the Year of Faith for Atlanta Archdiocese

2012.10.10 - Archdiocese of Atlanta Files Federal Lawsuit Against HHS Mandate

2012.10.10 - La Arquidiócesis de Atlanta Demanda ante la Corte Federal el Mandato del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos  "Health and Human Services-HHS"

2012.08.16 - Margaret Mitchell Heir Leaves Estate To Archdiocese of Atlanta

2012.06.12 - Stand Up For Religious Freedom Rally in Atlanta on June 22.

2012.06.12 - Atlanta Welcomes U.S. Bishops to Meet June 13-15

2012.05.01 - Deal enacts pro-life bill

2012.04.10 - The Archdiocese of Atlanta will celebrate Vocations Awareness Week, April 29, 2012, to May 5th 2012

2012.04.04 - Announcing the 2012 Catholic Campaign for Human Development Youth Art Contest Winners

2012.03.29 - New Route For Good Friday Pilgrimage

2012.03.22 - “Stand Up For Religious Freedom” HHS Mandate Sparks National Rallies on March 23

2012.02.10 - Archdiocese of Atlanta’s Response to White House Announcement Today on Health and Human Services Mandate

2012.01.30 - Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience Threatened By HHS Mandate

2012.01.19 - Spelling Bee, Education Banquet, Service Projects and Mass all to Celebrate Catholic Schools’ Week, Starting January 29th

2012.01.18 - Survey Confirms GRACE Scholars Reaching Underserved Groups

2012.01.10 - GRACE Scholars, Inc. Elects Two New Board Members

2011.11.12 - Archbishop-emeritus John F. Donoghue Dies at Age 83

2011.09.26 - The Way Bus Tour to Visit Archdiocese of Atlanta

2011.08.31 - Mass of Thanksgiving for Bishop-Elect Hartmayer, New Bishop of Savannah Diocese

2011.08.16 - Grand Opening of Catholic Chancery in Smyrna

2011.08.09 - Kathy Wood, Ph.D. Among Nation's Best K-8 Principals

2011.07.21 - New Features to the Southeastern Liturgical Music Symposium

2011.04.11 - Good Friday Pilgrimage Begins at Georgia State Capitol

2011.03.11 - 1850 People To Join Catholic Church in Atlanta Archdioceeon Sunday

2011.01.28 - Catholic Schools: A+ For America Catholic schools Week Begins January 30

2011.01.19 - Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory to Celebrate Mass for the Unborn
At the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

2010.11.23 - Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory to Pray For Human Life - Pope Requests Worldwide Prayer on November 27

2010.08.19 -First Basilica in Georgia Named by Vatican

2010.08.02 - Vatican Names Sacred Heart Basilica

2010.07.23 - Symposium to Address Changes in Roman Catholic Liturgy

2010.06.22 - Catholic Bishops from Sudan Meet in Atlanta

2010.06.22 - Six Men to Be Ordained Priests for Atlanta Archdiocese on Saturday

2010.06.02 - Thousands of Catholics to Gather for 2010 Eucharistic Congress At the Georgia International Convention Center Press Conference on Saturday, June 5 at 11:00 a.m.

2010.05.20 - Thousands of Catholics to Gather for 2010 Eucharistic Congress

2010.04.26 - Statue of St. Gerard Sees New Life in Timely Restoration

2010.04.19 U.S. Cardinals to Gather in Atlanta on April 23 For Annual CUA Scholarship FundraiserAdobe PDF

2010.04.01 A Monumental Easter Story: New York Church Begins New Life in Atlanta This WeekendAdobe PDF

2010.02.26 Sacred Heart Church in Atlanta Designated a Basilica

02.17.2010 Over 1800 People To Join Catholic Church in Atlanta Archdiocese on Sunday

02.16.2010 Atlanta Selected to Host Catholic Charities USA Centennial Summit Adobe PDF

01.13.2010 Atlanta Archdiocesan Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend Celebration

12.04.2009 La Arquidiócesis de Atlanta celebra las apariciones de la Siempre Virgen Santa María de GuadalupeAdobe PDF

10.27.2009 Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Returns from African Synod in Rome

09.18.2009 The Most Reverend Luis Rafael Zarama To Be Ordained as Auxiliary Bishop For the Archdiocese of Atlanta

07.27.2009 Monsignor Luis R. Zarama Named Auxiliary Bishop For Archdiocese of Atlanta

06.25.2009 Archdiocese of Atlanta To Ordain Eight Men to the Priesthood

07.17.2008 Archdiocese of Atlanta to serve as local host for U.S. Catholic premier annual social justice training opportunity July 20 – 25, 2008Adobe PDF

10.02.2007 Two Atlanta Catholic Schools Receive 2007 Blue Ribbon AwardsAdobe PDF

03.06.2007 Blessed Trinity Catholic High School Ensures Safety of Students and Facility Adobe PDF

General Press Resources

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Biography Adobe PDF

History of the Archdiocese of Atlanta Adobe PDF

Press Releases and Writings from Archbishop Gregory

For additional press releases, please see Archbishop Gregory's Writings section.


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