LOWELL — When officers watched as a black Chevrolet Equinox passed through known prostitution spots in the city more than a dozen times since late November, it wasn’t just another john they were seeing.
With the title of monsignor, Coyle is outranked in the archdiocese only by the cardinal and six bishops, according to the website Catholic-Hierarchy. And as an episcopal vicar, he has the authority to act on behalf of the bishop, or head of a diocese or archdiocese, and deals often with personnel issues.
Coyle was “kind of the man between the bishop and the priests,” Reese said. The position, he added, comes with as much or as little power as the bishop chooses to give.
Was that wrong? Should I not have done that? I gotta tell ya, I’d have to plead ignorance on this. Had anyone said anything at at all when I first started here that this type of thing was frowned upon….
Because I’ve worked at a lot of offices and people do that all the time.