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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Atlanta

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 55,521 km²

Population: 1,000,000 Catholics (14.0% of 7,150,000 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Charleston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Savannah

Neighbouring Dioceses: Birmingham (←), Knoxville (↑), Charlotte (↗), Charleston (→), Savannah (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 167 parishes, 216 priests (186 diocesan, 30 religious), 246 deacons, 123 lay religious (32 brothers, 91 sisters), 42 seminarians (2014)

Address: 680 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA

Phone: +1 (404) 888-7805

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

All Churches (101)

Birmingham (←), Knoxville (↑), Charlotte (↗), Charleston (→), Savannah (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2004.12.09 – ...):Archbishop Wilton Daniel Gregory (69)Archbishop Wilton Daniel Gregory (69)
Auxiliary Bishop (2009.07.27 – ...):Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama (58)Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama (58)

Titular Bishop of Bararus

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.05.15 – ...):Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger III (56)Bishop-elect Bernard E. Shlesinger III (56)

Titular Bishop of Naiera

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Atlanta (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Wilton Daniel Gregory (69)Archbishop Wilton Daniel Gregory (69)Permalink
(2004.12.09 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA)

We are the Lord’s

Born:1947.12.07 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:1983.12.13

Titular Bishop of Oliva (1983.10.31 – 1993.12.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA) (1983.10.31 – 1993.12.29)

Bishop of Belleville (USA) (1993.12.29 – 2004.12.09)

Vice-President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (1998.12 – 2001.11.13)

President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2001.11.13 – 2004.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA) (2004.12.09 – ...)

Archbishop John Francis DonoghuePermalink
(1993.06.22 – 2004.12.09)

To live in Christ Jesus

Born:1928.08.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1984.12.18
Died:2011.11.11 († 83)

Bishop of Charlotte (USA) (1984.11.06 – 1993.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA) (1993.06.22 – 2004.12.09)

Archbishop James Patterson Lyke, O.F.M.Permalink
(1991.04.30 – 1992.12.27)

Christus pax

Born:1939.02.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1966.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1979.08.01
Died:1992.12.27 († 53)

Titular Bishop of Furnos maior (1979.06.30 – 1990.07.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1979.06.30 – 1990.07.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA) (1991.04.30 – 1992.12.27)

Archbishop Eugene Antonio Marino, S.S.J.Permalink
(1988.03.14 – 1990.07.10)

Feed my lambs

Born:1934.05.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:1974.09.12
Died:2000.11.12 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Walla Walla (1974.07.12 – 1988.03.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA) (1974.07.12 – 1988.03.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA) (1988.03.14 – 1990.07.10)

Archbishop Thomas Andrew DonnellanPermalink
(1968.05.24 – 1987.10.15)

Ministrare non ministrari

Born:1914.01.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1964.04.09
Died:1987.10.15 († 73)

Bishop of Ogdensburg (USA) (1964.02.28 – 1968.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA) (1968.05.24 – 1987.10.15)

Archbishop Paul John HallinanPermalink
(1962.02.19 – 1968.03.27)

Ut diligatis invicem

Born:1911.04.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.02.20
Consecrated Bishop:1958.10.28
Died:1968.03.27 († 56)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1958.09.09 – 1962.02.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA) (1962.02.19 – 1968.03.27)

Bishops of Atlanta (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francis Edward HylandPermalink
(1956.07.17 – 1961.10.11)

Ad Jesum per Mariam

Born:1901.10.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1927.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1949.12.21
Died:1968.01.31 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Gomphi (1949.10.15 – 1956.07.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Savannah (USA) (1949.10.15 – 1956.07.17)

Bishop of Atlanta (USA) (1956.07.17 – 1961.10.11)

Titular Bishop of Bisica (1961.10.11 – 1968.01.31)

Former Prelates


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