2 (def 2).
a letter or announcement from the Pope to the Catholic world
so called because a lead bulla or seal was attached to the Pope’s edict by a cord
noun 1. a cross with three horizontal crosspieces. noun 1. a cross with three crosspieces
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. the dogma that the pope cannot err in a solemn teaching addressed to the whole church on a matter of faith or morals.
[pey-puh-lahyz] /ˈpeɪ pəˌlaɪz/ verb (used with or without object), papalized, papalizing. 1. to become or render .
- Papal law
noun a decree of regulations made or adopted by the Pope for the Roman Catholic Church and its members