Are we to have a Pope of science, with infallible decrees laid down EX CATHEDRA
, and accepted without question by the poor humble public?
WELL on the way towards celebrating its half-century, Ex Cathedra
is set to launch its latest season of exciting exploration into the choral repertoire.
AS THE excitement grows at Ex Cathedra
, with the approaching 10th anniversaries of its two major education projects, Singing Playgrounds and Singing Medicine, it is looking forward to involving as many as possible of the schools, hospitals and other partners that it has worked with over the last ten years.
CANDLELIT concerts by the voices of Ex Cathedra
have become a real highlight of the Christmas calendar in the Midlands.
Most Catholics have a pet list of teachings that they wish would be declared infallibly, or ex cathedra
(from the Chair of Peter).
Its origin is in the Latin word cathedra
, from which we get the word cathedral, which refers to the bishop's seat/chair, because it was from the cathedra
that the bishop exercised his authority regarding the affairs of the diocese.
The festival ends on Sunday with a concert by Baroque Ex Cathedra
choir at the Riverfront Theatre in Newport.
Certainly some pontificate more than most, but are any such ex cathedra
judgments worth the time of day outside of a cathedral?
When CEOs express their ex cathedra
opinions, usually via talented ghostwriters, their comments have been reviewed by the finance department, fact-checked by the public relations department, vetted by the lawyers.
However, Vatican II's Dogmatic Constitution On The Church (25) teaches that "loyal submission of the will and intellect must be given, in a special way, to the authentic teaching authority of the Roman Pontiff, even when he does not speak "ex cathedra
(November): Ex Cathedra
, one of the UK's finest choirs, is best known for its critically acclaimed performances of Early Music, and has a burgeoning reputation for Latin American Baroque.
Near the cardinal's cathedra
, or bishop's chair, stands an organ containing 6,019 pipes and 183 trumpets.