|Bishop Christopher Coyne|
Most Rev. Christopher J. Coyne is the bishop of Burlington, Vermont. He was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Boston on June 7, 1986. He then attended the Pontifical Athenaeum of Sant’Anselmo in Rome, where he received a licentiate degree in Sacred Liturgy in 1992 and a doctorate in Sacred Liturgy in 1994.
In January 2011, he was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, where he also served as apostolic administrator from September 21, 2011 to December 3, 2012 and as vicar general from March 2011 to January 2015. On December 22, 2014, Bishop Coyne was appointed the 10th bishop of Burlington by Pope Francis. He is chairman of the USCCB Committee on Communications, a member of the USCCB Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis and the Subcommittee for the Catholic Communications Campaign. Bishop Coyne is an avid user of digital media.
In 2002, he was nominated for a regional Emmy award for the 13-part television series, “Sacred Space,” which aired on CatholicTV and in 2014 he won both a judged Telly and People’s Telly Award for the internet series “Everything You Wanted to Know About Catholic Liturgy.*”