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NUNCIO. The name given to the Pope's ambassador. Nuncios are ordinary or extraordinary; the former are sent upon usual missions, the latter upon special occasions.

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Warming to his theme, he told the astonished pro-nuncio that anyway Italian women practice contraception.
There was a substantial number of families with young children in attendance, a fact noted by Papal Pro-Nuncio Archbishop Agostino Cacciavillan, who won the group's 1993 Pope John Paul II Family Fidelity Award.
So there is some truth in the remark of Archbishop Luigi Barbarito, pro-nuncio in London, that Veritatis Splendor is "a restatement of familiar themes.
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