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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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A[cedilla]The only channel between the State of Palestine and the Holy See is through the Apostolic Delegation located in occupied East Jerusalem and our embassy to the Holy See.
It covered the territory entrusted to the Apostolic Delegation of India, which then included India, Ceylon and Malacca (modern Malaysia).
By contrast, Robert Trisco's treatment of "The Department of State and the Apostolic Delegation in Washington during World War II" is rich with archival evidence to elucidate the activities being chronicled.