A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical leader, formerly considered an ecclesiastical
prince, and ... for those created when still within the voting age-range) an
ordained bishop of the Roman Catholic...
As a point of courtesy, all Catholics should be familiar with these forms of address
. ... For example, one would greet Bishop Loverde as "Your Excellency.
An Eastern rite Priest dresses the same as a Bishop, with some exceptions.
Instead .... and you may kiss the sacred ring during both the greeting and the
Another useful website is http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org. ***. Forms of ...
Salutation: Your Eminence. Concluding: ... (less formal) Dear Bishop (last name).
Have you ever run into a Bishop in the grocery store, and been uncertain of how
you ought to greet him? When addressing dignitaries or religious figures, there ...
Jan 26, 2007 ... An American student asked me how he should greet the Bishop when ... from
Catholic countries kiss my hand when they greet me after Mass.
Mar 5, 2009 ... In opening a letter, you would put "Dear Bishop (last name)" or "Your Excellency"
("Dear" is not used in front of "Your [title]"). In addressing an ...
Aug 17, 2003 ... Above, a sister teaches protocol in a pre-Vatican II Catholic classroom. ..... There
is a special protocol for formally greeting a Bishop that needs ...
When addressing the Bishop in a letter do you call him Most Reverent Bishop
Smith or what do you write? Thanks for the help ...
Catholic deacons, shown here praying in Vatican City, are servants of the bishop.
... by Pope Paul VI, are men who serve as special assistants to the local bishop.
... There are two styles of address used when greeting a permanent deacon.