A bishop appointed to assist and often to succeed a diocesan bishop.
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- Before Ruiz retired in 2000, the Vatican placed a bishop coadjutor in his diocese.
- In a letter to the 200 priests of his diocese announcing his application to the Pope for a coadjutor, Bishop Konstant tells them: ‘I have been aware that while I am able to continue my work in the diocese I do need some help.’
- Her life was written by Thomas de Cantimpre, the coadjutor of the Bishop of Cambrai.