popelike

popelike

(ˈpəʊpˌlaɪk)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) resembling a pope
adv
(Ecclesiastical Terms) in a popish manner
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Government education policy, you say, should not even allow for the teaching of evolutionism's "strengths and weaknesses." The evolutionists, you seem to think, are popelike, speaking "ex cathedra," and therefore infallible on doctrinal matters.
(32) When I talk about a transnational authority, I am not necessarily alluding to a popelike figure; such an authority could take many forms.