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.
A Roman Catholic bishop is not an Excellency -- he's a Most Reverend. So when
you address ... Addressing bishops as Your Grace is a British form of address.
A Metropolitan or Eastern Bishop may wear a loose cassock, a riasa (a cloak-
type .... and you may kiss the sacred ring during both the greeting and the closing
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.
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.
Addressing a letter: His Eminence (Christian name) Cardinal (Surname) (If an
archbishop or bishop give title and see) Salutation: Your Eminence: Concluding
In lists compiled by non-Roman Catholic organisations, a Roman Catholic bishop
should be mentioned by name, for example: 'The Right Reverend John ...
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 ...
Letter Address The Honorable Full Name Address. Salutation Dear Mr. / Mrs. / Ms
. Last Name: Spoken Greeting .... Roman Catholic Bishop. Letter Address.