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.
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 ...
Addressing a letter: His Eminence (Christian name) Cardinal (Surname) (If an
archbishop or bishop give title and see) Salutation: Your Eminence: Concluding
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 ...
How to address and greet Catholic and Orthodox clergy. ... When it is your own
Bishop, kneel on your left knee and kiss ring as sign of respect for his office.
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 ...
In lists compiled by non-Roman Catholic organisations, a Roman Catholic bishop
should be mentioned by name, for example: 'The Right Reverend John ...
In Britain, Roman Catholic archbishops have no statutory claim to territorial titles
or to the use of the salutations 'Your Grace' or 'My Lord', ... Addressing Widows.
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.