Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory announced Saturday that he will vacate the archbishop's residence in early May and move into another available archdiocesan property.
Fifty years ago, the bishops of Georgia and South Carolina decided it was the right time to desegregate their Catholic schools.
Charles Reginald Moore was the first African-American to graduate from St. Joseph's High School in Atlanta. Entering in the fall of 1962, when the first black students desegregated Catholic schools in the Atlanta archdiocese, Moore came in as a junior.
Peace Corps volunteers' experiences reveal the world to them and open their eyes to the global church.
The decision, which took effect July 1, ends a three-year "formal partnership" between the two organizations that share goals in their missions, including peace and justice components.
Members of the national Catholic peace movement gathered in Atlanta in spite of dwindling membership and low cash flow.
A former Southern Baptist who became a Catholic at the age of 24 and has served at various archdiocesan parishes has been named an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta.
Diane Dougherty, 67, became a fleeting media sensation Oct. 20 with her ordination in the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests.