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Ex cathedra

Ex cathedra (Lat., ‘from the seat/throne’). Authoritative statements in Roman Catholicism.

Such definitions are ‘irreformable’, because they do not rely on the consent of the Church. The phrase colloquially has therefore come to refer to statements made with the kind of authority that brooks no argument.

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ex cathedra

ex cathedra with the full authority of office (especially that of the Pope, implying infallibility as defined in Roman Catholic doctrine). The phrase is Latin, ‘from the teacher's chair’, from ex ‘from’ and cathedra ‘seat’ (from Greek kathedra).

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ex cathedra

ex ca·the·dra / ˌeks kəˈ[unvoicedth]ēdrə/ • adv. & adj. with the full authority of office (esp. of the pope’s infallibility as defined in Roman Catholic doctrine): [as adv.] the pope spoke ex cathedra.

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