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:

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 ... affairs in Rome, controlled the nominations to the papal throne, and held the power for many years ... vestararius or high dignitary of the papal palace and the pontifical government, by his wife Theodora, and their two daughters Marozia and Theodora ...
Gonfaloniere
... 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 ...
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 particular question ... 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 ...
Roman Historical Institutes - Opening of The Vatican Archives
... investigation of the 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, have only reached their imposing array of ... 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 ...
Gran Tavola - Decline and Failure
... France (as a result 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 ... loss was mitigated by the overall weakening of Siena, at the time known for its anti-papal, though nominally Ghibelline, allegiances ... this loss served as one of the pretexts for the papal interdict of Siena ...