A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical leader, considered a Prince of the Church,
and usually an ... Most have additional duties, such as leading a diocese or
archdiocese or managing a department of ...
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.
The Bishop of the Diocese of Salt Lake is coming down for our Rite of Election. I
asked my sponsor what is the right way to greet him, and he ...
The formal form to use in conversation --- or in a letter's salutation is: Bishop
MacIntosh ... A Roman Catholic bishop is not an Excellency -- he's a Most
Aug 15, 2009 ... Another useful website is http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org. ***. Forms of ...
Salutation: Your Eminence ... (less formal) Dear Bishop (last name).
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
The following are forms of address used by Catholics in letters and in speech. ...
Addressing a letter: His Holiness Pope N___________ ... letter: His Eminence (
Christian name) Cardinal (Surname) (If an archbishop or bishop give title and
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 ...
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.
Sep 12, 2016 ... Archbishop & Bishop ... Also part of proper etiquette in ANY country is to kiss the
ring of a bishop before greeting him. ... In the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church,
one kisses the *hand* of a priest or Bishop, because their hands ...