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Bishop Christopher J. Coyne

Hundreds of people fanned out on the pavement at the beginning of the Eucharistic procession route, kneeling when the procession passed them and then standing to join in until all the participants were walking the one-mile route. (CT Photo/Gail Finke)
by Sister Constance Veit, lsp During Pentecost weekend I participated in an historic event in New Haven, Connecticut. I was not there to take part in another protest at Yale University, or even to attend any of the graduation ceremonies taking place there. Instead, I joined hundreds of other Catholics …

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 26, 2023 / 04:40 am Pope Francis appointed Bishop Christopher Coyne as a coadjutor archbishop of Hartford on Monday. As coadjutor, Coyne will assist Archbishop Leonard Blair in the administration of the Hartford Archdiocese and should succeed him as archbishop upon his retirement, expected once …

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 26, 2023 / 04:40 am Pope Francis appointedas a coadjutor archbishop of Hartford on Monday. As coadjutor, Coyne will assist Archbishop Leonard Blair in the administration of the Hartford Archdiocese and should succeed him as archbishop upon his retirement, expected once Blair turns 75 next …

By Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Mar 9, 2023 / 09:30 am Two state legislatures are considering ending any legal protections for a priest who learns about sexual abuse in the confessional. In response, Catholic leaders warned that the laws are unconstitutional, put priests in legal jeopardy, and endanger confidentiality with …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Nov 11, 2022 / 08:00 am As pro-abortion measures won on state ballots and pro-life measures faced defeat, Catholic bishops responded to election results with profound disappointment. They professed resolve to continue to work to defend unborn human life and support pregnant women in …

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Jul 6, 2021 / 11:30 am The Diocese of Burlington has reported a record-low number of priests this year, with only 50 diocesan priests ministering to the entire state of Vermont. “The drop of eight [priests] in one year caught us off guard, but we …

CNA/EWTN News Auxiliary Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Indianapolis has been chosen by Pope Francis to be the next bishop of Burlington, Vermont, announced the Vatican Dec. 22. In a Dec. 22 statement, Bishop Coyne voiced joy and thanked the Holy Father for his trust. He told the people of …