Prelate

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Prelate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a senior clergyman and dignitary

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a senior clergyman and dignitary

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Prelate'


  • Prelate: Christian denomination sometimes referred to as "prelacy", see Anglicanism. A prelate is a high-ranking member of the clergy who is an ordinary or who ranks
  • Honorary Prelate: An Honorary Prelate of His Holiness is a priest to whom the Pope has granted this title. They are addressed as Monsignor and have certain privileges as
  • Territorial prelate: § Equivalents of diocesan bishops in law A territorial prelate is, in Catholic usage, a prelate whose geographic jurisdiction, called territorial prelature
  • Prelate, Saskatchewan: For other uses, see Prelate. Prelate is a village in southwest Saskatchewan, Canada. Located just of Highway 32 it is 12 km (8 miles) east of Leader and

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Prelate Sample Sentences in News


  • Vatican defends naming of bishop that caused Chilean outcry
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is defending Pope Francis' appointment of a Chilean bishop despite allegations from victims that the prelate had covered up for a pedophile priest. Read more on this news related to 'Prelate'
  • Vatican: pope's choice of Chilean bishop, contested by abuse victims, was 'carefully' vetted
    The Vatican is defending Pope Francis' appointment of a Chilean bishop despite allegations from victims that the prelate had covered up for a pedophile priest. Read more on this news related to 'Prelate'
  • Scottish Prelate in Sex Case Renounces Cardinal's Privileges
    Scottish prelate, who admitted to sexual misconduct, gives up privileges of being a cardinal Read more on this news related to 'Prelate'

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