Pope Francis Names Bishop Coyne as New Coadjutor Archbishop of Hartford

Posted on AllSides June 26th, 2023
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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 Blair turns 75 next year. Bishop Coyne has led the Diocese of Burlington, Vermont since 2015. The 65-year-old bishop previously served as the auxiliary bishop of Indianapolis from 2011 to 2015. As bishop of Burlington, Bishop Coyne removed an unvaccinated pastor from his parish in 2022 for refusing to wear...

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