- Feb 26, 2021
They came in tweets, news releases and Instagram posts from old friends, women religious and brother bishops in various languages congratulating Washington’s Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory.
Before placing the pallium on the shoulders of Atlanta’s new archbishop, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, nuncio to the United States, remarked that Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer is to help his brother bishops be unified.
The Supreme Court denied the appeals of two federal death-row inmates in late September.
The late Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, and another giant of the civil rights movement, the Rev. Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian, who died the same day as Lewis, “changed the course of history for our nation” because of their civil rights work, said Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer of Atlanta.
A peaceful protest against racism and racial injustice in Atlanta June 11 brought together Catholics of all ages and races, including families, students, teachers, priests, deacons, religious, chancery staff and local faith organizations and ministries.
Windows of the Cathedral of the Assumption and its offices facing South Fifth Street in downtown Louisville were covered with plywood as a precaution May 30 after a second day of peaceful protests turned to violence and vandalism overnight.