papal

[pey-puhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the pope or the papacy: a papal visit to Canada.
2.
of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin pāpālis. See pope, -al1

papally, adverb
antipapal, adjective
nonpapal, adjective
pseudopapal, adjective
unpapal, adjective
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papal (ˈpeɪpəl)
 
adj
of or relating to the pope or the papacy
 
'papally
 
adv

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Example sentences
Once, he called me up to ask about some new papal pronouncement.
There was a cogently argued case against papal politics.
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