Definition of coadjutor
1 : one who works together with another : assistant
2 : a bishop assisting a diocesan bishop and often having the right of succession
Examples of coadjutor in a Sentence
he was appointed coadjutor to the president
Recent Examples of coadjutor from the Web
But in 2013, the pope reassigned Bishop Hebda to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, and Francis did not name a new coadjutor archbishop for Newark.
In 2013, the pope named a Michigan bishop, Bernard A. Hebda, to be coadjutor archbishop in Newark.
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