Definition of Most Reverend in US English:

Most Reverend


  • The title of an Anglican archbishop or an Irish Roman Catholic bishop.

    ‘the Most Reverend George Carey’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney and Primus, the Most Reverend Bruce Cameron, performed the ceremony.’
    • ‘Instead, his deputy, the Most Reverend John Tong, will join the 200-strong Hong Kong delegation along with the heads of other religious groups.’