Pastoral Policy Related to Weapons

Common Decree Regarding Weapons Issued by the Archdiocese of Atlanta and Diocese of Savannah   Archbishop Gregory and Bishop Hartmayer have issued a Common Decree Related to Weapons effective July 1, 2014.  In this decree it states, “It is the decree of the Archdiocese of Atlanta (Archdiocese) and the Diocese of Savannah (Diocese) that no firearm or knife with a blade longer than five inches will be permitted on any property owned, leased or operated by the Archdiocese or DioceseThis prohibition applies to any church, administrative facility, school or other facility owned, leased or operated by the Archdiocese or Diocese.  Except as otherwise set forth in this Decree, no person shall be given the authority to vary or change this Decree.”

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