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Archbishop Christopher J. Coyne.

Archbishop: Minister to trans-identified people while stressing ‘goodness of human creation’

Apr 29, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Archbishop Christopher Coyne of Hartford urged Catholics to minister to transgender-identifying individuals while affirming “the goodness of human creation.” Read more

Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Burlington, VT. Courtesy photograph.

Connecticut archbishop calls for female deacons, moving Vatican out of Rome

Nov 22, 2023

By Daniel Payne

In an interview with a local news station, Bishop Christopher Coyne said he would tell the Holy Father: “Get [the... Read more

Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Burlington, VT. Courtesy photograph.

Pope Francis names Bishop Coyne as new coadjutor archbishop of Hartford

Jun 26, 2023

By Courtney Mares

As coadjutor, Bishop Christopher Coyne will assist Archbishop Leonard Blair in the administration of the Hartford Archdiocese and succeed him... Read more


Seal of Confession under attack? Delaware, Vermont bills draw Catholic criticism

Mar 9, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The proposed requirement would be practically “nearly impossible to meet” for Catholic clergy, the Diocese of Wilmington has said. Read more

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron speaking April 25, 2019 at The Catholic University of America.

‘We weep with Jesus’: Catholic bishops lament pro-abortion ballot victories

Nov 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

As pro-abortion measures won on state ballots and pro-life measures faced defeat, Catholic bishops responded to election results with profound... Read more

Bishop Christopher Coyne of Burlington. Courtesy photograph.

Burlington bishop removes pastor for disobedience over COVID-19 directives

Mar 8, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

In a letter to parishioners of Holy Family Parish in Springfield, Vermont, Bishop Christopher Coyne of Burlington announced that their... Read more

Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Burlington, VT. Courtesy photograph.

Vermont bishop to form lay committee to review clergy files

Oct 10, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Diocese of Burlington, the only Catholic diocese in Vermont, is forming a lay committee to investigate personnel files relating... Read more

Keep internet neutral, U.S. bishops say

Dec 14, 2017

On Thursday, the Federal Communication Commission voted to repeal net neutrality regulations, which the U.S. bishops have called essential to... Read more