Definitions for "Ex cathedra"
Keywords:  pope, chair, latin, cathedra, whims
(Latin) literally "from the chair"; when someone speaks ex cathedra, (s)he appears confidently and with expertise.
Literally, "from the chair". Refers to infallible or definitive teachings of the pope as earthly shepherd of the Church.
Literally "by the chair." By virtue of, or in the exercise of, one's office.