Christopher Coyne was officially installed today as the Tenth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington. Representatives of the church joined Vermont Catholics for the ceremony at Saint Joseph Co-Cathedral.
The Mass of Installation is a carefully orchestrated event, much of it scripted and solemn. But the occasion is not without opportunities for levity, which Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley took advantage of in his introductory welcome to the new Bishop.
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