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ex cathedra

With the authority that comes with one's position. This phrase is often used in reference to papal decrees deemed infallible. It is Latin for "from the chair," and can be used as both an adjective and an adverb. This is an ex cathedra statement from the pope, and the Catholic Church must abide by it. The CEO was speaking ex cathedra when he made this announcement, so we need to change our approach immediately.
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The relay will involve holding residencies at a series of locations where Ex Cathedra will work with a set of local schools and, where possible, with the local paediatric hospital.
The following day the smaller Ex Cathedra Consort will be joined by Fretwork viol consort at Birmingham Town Hall (4pm) for a concert which will explore the grandeur, emotion and beauty of Christmas festivities at the court of Elizabeth I.
Ex Cathedra's director of education Rebecca Ledgard and Sally Spencer, an advanced nurse practitioner on the oncology ward at Birmingham Children's Hospital and Ex Cathedra member, were working as vocal tutors in a playground when they had the lightbulb moment.
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.
Conducted by Jeffrey Skidmore, the Ex Cathedra choir and baroque orchestra will be joined by soloists Jeremy Budd and Eamonn Dougan.
He pointed out that the church's position against capital punishment "does not represent ex cathedra teaching" (i.
Shakespeare Odes Ex Cathedra at Birmingham Town Hall HHHH?
The Santa Lucia service saw a performance of the Ex Cathedra Academy of Vocal Music choir, led by former Birmingham University student Laura Munslow in the role of Santa Lucia.
LEADING Midlands choir Ex Cathedra is caledrating its 40th anniversary and launches a new season of early-music concerts in Warwickshire next week.
And it will see the fruition of a huge project from the Ex Cathedra chamber choir, bringing together a Shakespearan extragavanza from the mid-18th century and a new work from one of our most loved of contemporary composers.
A choir of Ex Cathedra and Academy of Vocal Music were on song as the 50ft Sitka Spruce was unveiled yesterday.
FLAGSHIP Midlands choir Ex Cathedra will be giving a Christmas concert by candlelight in Warwickshire next week.
Skidmore cultivated a full, forward tone from Ex Cathedra and its Academy, and, where appropriate, an almost operatic mode of delivery from his soloists, such as in Martha McLorinan's engaging "Sehet, Jesus hat die Hand".
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.