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Sunday, July 12, 2009

What an archbishop is called

Semper opifer is my motto. Always helpful. So at Archbishop DiNoia's episcopal ordination yesterday, I was happy to be able to answer the question a number of people had: How do you address an archbishop?

What I wouldn't have been able to do, ahead of time, was to answer the question: How did you address an archbishop?

The answer to the first question is, "Your excellency." The answer to the second question is, "Fath-"