Definition of Most Reverend in English:

Most Reverend

Syllabification: Most Rev·er·end


  • The title of an Anglican archbishop or an Irish Roman Catholic bishop.
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    • The Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney and Primus, the Most Reverend Bruce Cameron, performed the ceremony.
    • The primate of Nigeria, the Most Reverend Peter Akinola, has described the appointment of gay bishops and the blessing of same-sex marriage as ‘a Satanic attack’ on the church.
    • The Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, celebrates Midnight Mass from St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham.

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