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1. Of or pertaining to the pope of Rome; proceeding from the pope; ordered or pronounced by the pope; as, papal jurisdiction; a papal edict; the papal benediction.

2. Of or pertaining to the roman Catholic Church. Papal Christians. Papal cross.

Origin: F, fr. L. Papa bishop. See Papacy.

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... the science of evolution. On the religious side, Pope John Paul II once admitted that evolution is correct, but despite Catholicism's belief in papal infallibitilty, the Pope's statement was not loudly trumpeted from every pulpit because so many priests were afraid of offending someone. I have ...

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