Bishop Christopher J. Coyne To Appear on Live Talk Show of the CatholicTV® Network
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WATERTOWN, MA (February 14, 2012) – Bishop Christopher J. Coyne To Appear on Live Talk Show of the CatholicTV® Network
On Friday, February 17, 2012, Bishop Christopher Coyne will be featured on the CatholicTV Network’s nationally broadcasted live talk show; This is the Day, to discuss new and social media. Originally a priest for the Archdiocese of Boston, Bishop Coyne was named auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis by Pope Benedict XVI on January 14, 2011
Bishop Coyne was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston on June 7, 1986 and he holds a bachelor’s from the University of Lowell in Lowell, Massachusetts, a master’s of divinity from St. John Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts, and a licentiate and a doctorate in liturgy from the Pontifical Liturgical Institute (St. Anselmo) in Rome.
Pope Benedict XVI named Rev. Christopher J. Coyne, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis on January 14, 2011. He served as auxiliary to Archbishop Daniel Buechlein, until he retired in September 2011. He was named apostolic administrator of the archdiocese by the pope until a permanent successor is named by the Vatican. Bishop Coyne is the first auxiliary the 250,000-member diocese has had since 1933.
Upon being named bishop, his ordinary, Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley said:
"It is with great joy that I received the news that our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI has named Fr. Christopher J. Coyne as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana. Bishop-elect Coyne has served as a Priest of the Archdiocese of Boston for almost twenty-five years, and during this time he has continued to demonstrate tremendous skill as a pastor and leader within the Archdiocese. Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein is indeed blessed to receive one of Boston's finest priests.
Bishop Coyne has hosted numerous television series for the CatholicTV Network including Sacred Time, the New England Emmy-nominated Sacred Space, and Worship, Architecture & the Arts. Bishop Coyne has appeared as a guest on other shows as well as the annual CatholicTV Telethon.
Bishop Coyne has served the needs of the Archdiocese of Boston in many ways: as professor of Sacred Liturgy and Homiletics, as well as director of the Pre-Theology Program at St. John's Seminary, Brighton; as Archdiocesan Director for the Office of Worship as well as Cabinet Secretary for Communications and Archdiocesan Spokesman for the Archdiocese of Boston. And most recently as Pastor of Saint Margaret Mary Parish in Westwood, MA, Bishop-elect Coyne has continued to demonstrate the skills and abilities that led our Holy Father to recognize in him a good candidate for the office of Bishop.
Tune in on Friday, February 17, 2012, at 10:30 AM or on www.CatholicTV.com.
About the CatholicTV® Network:
Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTV.com. Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network.
Live twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.) Father Robert Reed and Jay Fadden host this half-hour talk show with Kevin Nelson, reporting on Catholic news. The hosts discuss various topics of the week in lively discussions for today’s Catholic, and respond to viewer mail (you may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org). The hosts also conduct interviews with people from around the world and around the corner.
This is the Day may be seen across the US on Sky Angel, and selected carriers. This is the Day may also be seen on demand in the US via Verizon FiOS. CatholicTV has channels in New England on Charter, Comcast, Full Channel, RCN and other carriers. You can watch the CatholicTV Network 24 hours a day at www.CatholicTV.com or downloaded via iTunes.com and on your mobile device.
Shannon Muldoon, Public Relations Coordinator
The CatholicTV® Network
http://www.catholictv.com/Bishop/Chris/Coyne MA, 02471 US
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