Fr. Joseph A. Cote

Ordained: 1951
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Manchester NH

One of 14 active and retired priests named as abusers 2/02 in the Manchester Diocese. Cote lost his right to minister at the time the allegations against him were originally made. Named in the 2003 NH Attorney General Report. Per the diocese’s list 7/31/19, Cote was assigned to a life of prayer and penance. Deceased.

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