Pontifical vestments, also referred to as episcopal vestments or pontificals, are the liturgical vestments worn by bishops (and by concession some other prelates) in ...
The Roman Pontifical, in Latin the Pontificale Romanum, is the Latin Catholic liturgical book that contains the rites performed by Bishops.  The Pontifical is ...
When he arrived at the village of Mentana, he heard that the pontificals were close by, and he waited to give them battle.
Define pontifical. pontifical synonyms, ... pontificals The vestments and insignia of a bishop. 2. A book of forms for ceremonies performed by a bishop.
Noun . pontifical (plural pontificals) A book containing the offices, or formulas, used by a pontiff. 1995, Richard A. Jackson, Ordines coronationis ...
The pontificals common to all are enumerated by Pius VII in his constitution "Decet Romanos" (4 July, 1823), ... Pontificalia. In The Catholic Encyclopedia.
PONTIFICALS The marks of dignity used by cardinals and bishops at Mass and other offices of the Church when celebrating with full solemnity. Abbots may also use ...
pon·tif·i·cal (pŏn-tĭf′ĭ-kəl) adj. 1. Relating to, characteristic of, or suitable for a pontiff. 2. Pompously dogmatic or self-important; pretentious. n. 1 ...
Pontifical definition, of, relating to, or characteristic of a pontiff; papal. See more. ... pontificals, the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff, ...
Define pontificalibus: the attire or vestments of one's office—usage, synonyms, more. ... from the Medieval Latin phrase in pontificalibus in pontificals.