Definition of Right Reverend in US English:

Right Reverend


  • A title given to a bishop.

    ‘the Right Reverend David Jenkins, Bishop of Durham’
    • ‘The Right Reverend Humphrey Vincent Taylor will retire from his post as Suffragan Bishop of Selby in March next year.’
    • ‘The Church of Ireland was re-dedicated at 4p.m. by the Right Reverend Richard Henderson, Bishop of Tuam, Killala, and Achonry.’
    • ‘The death occurred on Saturday October 29th of Right Reverend Monsignor Francis Vincent Lynn, Mullenmore Road, Crossmolina.’
    • ‘The current occupant of that See is the Right Reverend David Stancliffe.’
    • ‘I now see that he's now the Right Reverend Michael Perham, Bishop of Gloucester.’
    • ‘The institution of The Reverend Kathryn Southerton as Incumbent by Bishop Richard and the Right Reverend Dr. R.C.A. Henderson took place at Rathbarron Church in the Parish of Killoran on Friday, August 13 th.’
    • ‘The school will be blessed by Right Reverend Mons.’
    • ‘The meeting, to be chaired by the Bishop of Hull, the Right Reverend Richard Frith, will take place at 6.30 pm on Thursday November 11.’
    • ‘The Bishop of Bradford, the Right Reverend, David James, said it was a great weekend for Bradford.’
    • ‘The couple were married by Right Reverend Peter Barrett, Bishop of Cashel and Ossory.’
    • ‘He also praises the Bishop of Bradford, the Right Reverend David James.’
    • ‘Christopher Martin-Jenkins traces the Right Reverend's journey from public school to inner city’
    • ‘The Right Reverend David Lacy is Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland’
    • ‘The Bishop of Bradford, the Right Reverend David James, plans to visit in February with the bishop of South West Virginia in the USA.’
    • ‘The book is signed by the author, and features the inscription: ‘The Right Reverend The Lord Bishop of Ripon from Bram Stoker, 31 July 1897’.’
    • ‘He will be commended to the Diocese by the Bishop of Birmingham, the Right Reverend John Sentamu.’
    • ‘The hour-long service will be led by the Bishop of Bristol, the Right Reverend Michael Hill, at the Abbey.’
    • ‘Other guests will include the Bishop of Bradford the Right Reverend David James, and Keighley MP Ann Cryer.’
    • ‘Father David, as he wants to be known, will continue to wear his bishop's ring and cross and will still be a Lord and Right Reverend, and will still be recognised as a bishop for some purposes.’
    • ‘The Right Reverend Cyril Ashton, the Anglican Bishop of Doncaster, was even more self-effacing.’


Right Reverend

/ˈˌraɪt ˈrɛvərnd/