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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Atlanta

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 55,521 km²

Population: 1,023,594 Catholics (14.5% of 7,048,083 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Charleston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Savannah

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 90 parishes, 14 missions, 261 priests (176 diocesan, 85 religious), 254 deacons, 201 lay religious (110 brothers, 91 sisters), 50 seminarians (2015)

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

Phone: +1 (404) 888-7805

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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 (2017.05.15 – ...):Bishop Bernard Edward Shlesinger III (56)Bishop Bernard Edward 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


as of 2017.09.14

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