Crossword clues for papal
- Kind of tiara and cross
- Like Vatican affairs
- Like a visit from the Bishop of Rome
- Describing the Holy See
- ___ States: 755–1870
- Pertaining to the Vatican
- ___ bull
- Kind of bull
- Adjective for Wojtyla
- Word with cross or knight
- Kind of cross or knight
- ___ cross
- Pertaining to Karol Wojtyla
- Relating to the Leos et al.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Papal \Pa"pal\, a. [F., fr. L. papa bishop. See Papacy.]
Of or pertaining to the pope of Rome; proceeding from the pope; ordered or pronounced by the pope; as, papal jurisdiction; a papal edict; the papal benediction.
Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church. ``Papal Christians.''
Papal cross. See Illust. 3 of Cross.
Papal crown, the tiara.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., from Old French papal (late 14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin papalis "pertaining to the pope," from papa (see pope).
a. Having to do with the pope or the papacy.
Usage examples of "papal".
He publicly chastised the cardinals for absenteeism, luxury, and lascivious life, forbade them to hold or sell plural benefices, prohibited their acceptance of pensions, gifts of money, and other favors from secular sources, ordered the papal treasurer not to pay them their customary half of the revenue from benefices but to use it for the restoration of churches in Rome.
Gradually, the French became more and more intransigent and this climaxed in 1292 when the papal throne became vacant and the French and Italian factions in the College of Cardinals cancelled each other out to the extent that they wrangled for two years without reaching agreement: no candidate achieved the required two-thirds majority.
The abbe being intimately acquainted with them, I gathered from him all the information I required, and, amongst other things, I heard that the young countess had a brother, then an officer in the papal service.
Pope Gregory the Great, in the sixth century, either borrowing some of the more objectionable features of the purgatory doctrine previously held by the heathen, or else devising the same things himself from a perception of the striking adaptedness of such notions to secure an enviable power to the Church, constructed, established, and gave working efficiency to the dogmatic scheme of purgatory ever since firmly defended by the papal adherents as an integral part of the Roman Catholic system.
But though uttered by a Roman cardinal, even such an expression can hardly be termed violent when applied to the synod which established free elections to bishoprics, suppressed the right of bestowing the pallium, of exacting annates and payments to the papal chancery, and which was endeavouring to restore the papacy to evangelical poverty.
In contrast, the Council of the Apocrypha was a small, veiled and purposefully unrecorded papal body wielding an authority that easily rivaled that of the College, the cardinals of the Apocrypha suffered no dominion but that of God and were accountable only to His chosen representative on earth - the Holy Father.
These boons were offset, however, by a new delegation summoning Becket and the king again to arbitrament of their grievances, and setting Ascension Day as the term of papal leniency.
Martin the ape not only promised his good offices at the papal court, but bade Reynard not hesitate to consult his wife should he find himself in any predicament at court.
Utter silence followed this pronouncement, such that even far across the cathedral square, the rustle of parchment could be heard as the papal chaplain rolled up his scroll, turning away to converse quietly with two waiting prelates as a belated murmur of conversation rippled through the crowd.
A certain feral quality in Chuchu had struck a response deep down in Jenny and it was not long before the Fennessey lawyers were boning up on canon law and probing the possibilities of a papal annulment and remarriage beneath the pontifical umbrella, while Jenny, just slightly pregnant with Luis Fernando, shrieked encouragement over the long-distance lines from a little villa for two in Acapulco.
I picked up the torch just after she and Chuchu picked up that cut-rate papal marquisate.
Papal Datary, a Florentine by the name of Lorenzo Pucci, was leaving to join the Pope in Bologna, he sought him out and asked if he would speak to Julius in his behalf, try to collect the five hundred ducats still owed him for the half of the vault he had completed, secure permission to begin the second half, money to erect the scaffold.
The feast day of purgatory observed by papal Rome corresponds to the Lemuria celebrated by pagan Rome, and rests on the same doctrinal basis.
By enfeoffing Louis with the Kingdom of Adria, the Pope would regain a firm annual income from the patrimony, which had never been under papal control since the removal to Avignon.
Empire was no longer a Papal feoff and flatly refused to go to Rome to be crowned by the Pope .