What is Pontifical?
Pontifical definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
of, relating to, or characteristic of a pontiff; papal.
pompous, dogmatic, or pretentious: to resent someone’s pontifical manner.
(in the Western Church) a book containing the forms for the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies to be performed by bishops.
pontificals, the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff, especially a bishop.