Papal

  • (adj): Proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles.
    Example: "Papal dispensation"
    Synonyms: apostolic, apostolical, pontifical

Some articles on papal:

Roman Catholic Dogma - Papal Bulls and Encyclicals
... Pope Pius XII stated in Humani Generis, that Papal Encyclicals, even when they are not ex cathedra, can nonetheless be sufficiently authoritative to end theological debate on a ... of the Church, its representatives have discussed whether a given Papal teaching is the final word or not ... would state the opposite, what his predecessor Clement XIII stated in the Papal Bull Apostolicum, in which he defended and protected us." When a few days later he was ...
Crescentius The Elder - Family
... With the disappearance of the Carolingian dynasty the papal government of Rome lost its most powerful protector, and the Romans took matters into their own hands ... in Rome, controlled the nominations to the papal throne, and held the power for many years ... Theophylactus, vestararius or high dignitary of the papal palace and the pontifical government, by his wife Theodora, and their two daughters Marozia and Theodora ...
Gran Tavola - Decline and Failure
... of debts he claimed to have been owed by the Bonsignori) and the loss of papal business under Pope Boniface VIII (a trend under way since the early 1290s) ... mitigated by the overall weakening of Siena, at the time known for its anti-papal, though nominally Ghibelline, allegiances ... Many years later, this loss served as one of the pretexts for the papal interdict of Siena ...
Roman Historical Institutes - Opening of The Vatican Archives
... past led some scholars to resort to the treasures of the papal archives ... The extensive Bullaria, or compilations of papal decrees, general and particular (see Bulls and Briefs), are drawn in part from the archives of the recipients ... In this respect the papal archivist Augustin Theiner (1804–74) accomplished far-reaching work when he published, in many folio volumes, a multitude of documents relative to ...
Gonfaloniere
... highly prestigious communal post in medieval and Renaissance Italy, notably in Florence and the Papal States ... In the papal states it was known as Gonfaloniere of the Church or Papal Gonfaloniere ...