"The 5:44" with Denis O'Hayer
8:22 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

New Era Ahead for Atlanta's Catholics: A Talk with Archbishop Wilton Gregory

Archbishop Wilton Gregory (right), in a conversation with WABE's Denis O'Hayer at the Archbishop's office in Smyrna, GA on February 27, 2013.
Archbishop Wilton Gregory (right), in a conversation with WABE's Denis O'Hayer at the Archbishop's office in Smyrna, GA on February 27, 2013.
Credit Pat Chivers

The retirement of Pope Benedict XVI opens a new era for Catholics in metro Atlanta, and around the world.  

Benedict's successor will have to deal with challenges and scandals that have been confronting the Catholic Church for years, while trying to preserve and revitalize the institution for the future.

Atlanta's Archbishop Wilton Gregory spoke with WABE's Denis O'Hayer.