Prelate of Honour of His Holiness
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Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

A Prelate of Honour of His Holiness is a Catholic prelate to whom the Pope has granted this title of honour. They are addressed as Monsignor and have certain privileges as regards clerical clothing.[1][2]

Before the motu proprio Pontificalis Domus of 28 March 1968, Honorary Prelates were called Domestic Prelates (in Latin, Antistites Urbani). Those who held certain offices were also granted the title, such as an Archbishop or Bishop Assistant at the Pontifical Throne or a member of the Roman Prelature. The title was retained by archbishops, bishops and protonotaries apostolic who had been awarded it before their appointment to those positions.[3]

Today, as well as those to whom the award is granted individually, generally at the request of their bishops, the following are ex officio Honorary Prelates:

In accordance with his opposition to ecclesiastical careerism, Pope Francis generally does not award this title to anyone under 65 years of age.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ Instruction on the Dress, Titles and Coat-of-Arms of Cardinals, Bishops and Lesser Prelates (31 March 1969), English translation published by the Vatican.
  2. ^ "catholicsites.org". catholicsites.org.
  3. ^ a b Annuario Pontificio 2012, p. 1853
  4. ^ McElwee Jr., Joshua J. (5 January 2014). "Report: Pope abolishes monsignor honor for most priests". National Catholic Reporter. Retrieved 2021.

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