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ex cathedra

  (formal)
if someone speaks ex cathedra or makes an ex cathedra statement, they say something in an official way as if it must be obeyed or accepted His policy pronouncements made ex cathedra angered many of his colleagues.
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Ex cathedra is the theological term for a teaching that has been declared infallibly by the Roman Pontiff.
Ex Cathedra has enjoyed great successes this year including being short-listed for a Royal Philharmonic Society award.
WEDNESDAY Ex Cathedra, conductor Jeffrey Skidmore - Christmas concert by candlelight: Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington, 7.
It seems so unjust that the jewel that is Ex Cathedra will have to find a new setting for its performances of this repertoire so suited to the splendour of the Oratory.
Traditional: The Ex Cathedra Academy of Vocal Music, conducted by Jeffrey Skidmore.
Conducted by Jeffrey Skidmore, the Ex Cathedra choir and baroque orchestra will be joined by soloists Jeremy Budd and Eamonn Dougan.
On song: Members of Ex Cathedra sing Christmas carols at the ceremony in Victoria Square.
LEADING Midlands choir Ex Cathedra is caledrating its 40th anniversary and launches a new season of early-music concerts in Warwickshire next week.
As Ex Cathedra flooded onto this vast playing space to sing Durufle's lovely Requiem, I took a second or two to reflect on this transformation of the stage with its wonderful wings which went up into darkness.
Vivaldi Vespers BIRMINGHAM TOWN HALL BIRMINGHAM-BASED choir Ex Cathedra have a hectic festive schedule but you would not have guessed it from this performance.
FLAGSHIP Midlands choir Ex Cathedra will be giving a Christmas concert by candlelight in Warwickshire next week.
The council goes on to repeat Vatican I on the distinct way that the infallibility of the whole church belongs to the pope when he teaches ex cathedra.
Ex Cathedra Symphony Hall As we listened to this Good Friday afternoon performance of Bach's St John Passion, the BBC was televising King of Kings, a 1950s Hollywood hokum version of the events in which Jesus (in a blonde wig and matching beard) is a west coast beatnik.
Ex Cathedra, Bach St Matthew Passion SYMPHONY HALL THE traditional Good Friday performance of JS Bach's St Matthew Passion at Symphony Hall featured Birmingham's own Ex Cathedra Choir and Baroque Orchestra taking to the stage to deliver a suitably calm and measured rendition.