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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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The event was attended by heads andrepresentatives of the Christian sects in Syria, Monsignor Mario Zenari, the Apostolic Nuncio in Damascus and ArchbishopCyril Vasil, Secretary of the Congregation for theOriental Churches who is in a current visit toSyria delegated by Pope Francis.
Summary: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, last week, separately met with a number of high ranking foreign diplomats and officials in Erbil including Pope's envoy, Archbishop Giorgio Lingua, Apostolic Nuncio in Iraq, the special envoy to the Middle East of the Russian President, Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Bogdanov, the Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to Turkey, Iran, and Iraq, Mr.
Archbishop Gallagher, who is currently Apostolic Nuncio to Australia, was ordained by Archbishop Derek Worlock at the Metropolitan Cathedral on 31 July 1977.
Beirut, Shawwal 10, 1435, Aug 6, 2014, SPA -- Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali bin Saeed Awadh Asiri paid a visit to the dean of the diplomatic corps, Monsignor Gabriele Giordano Caccia, Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon at the Papal Embassy here today, on the occasion of the end of his tenure as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Lebanon.
There you will find a form to provide your views on your next bishop to the apostolic nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Carlo M.
Let us follow our Lord in our lives," said Rev Petar Rajic, Titular Archbishop of Sarsenterum and Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait, Yemen, Bahrain, Qatar and UAE, during the service.
The Apostolic Nuncio to Damascus, Monsignor Mario Zenari told Vatican Radio that the convent was stormed by jihadist rebels and the sisters living there, including the mother superior Pelagia Sayyaf, were taken away.
Archbishop Petar Antun Rajic, Apostolic Nuncio for the Gulf countries, Bishop Paul Hinder, Apostolic Vicar for Southern Arabia, and Bishop Camillo Ballin were key guests at the event, organised by the Sacred Heart Church.
We all should work together to ensure greater fraternity and brotherhood in society leaving all ill- feelings," said Pennacchio, the Apostolic Nuncio ( diplomatic representative of the Pope) to India, on the last day of his two- day visit to the district.
Archbishop Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio in Syria, also called for peace and asked international experts to find out the truth about a recent poison-gas attack on civilians in Syria.
He was accompanied by Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Charles Brown and Bishop of Achonry Brendan Kelly.
Bertone convened a meeting of top Vatican officials whose decision invalidated Muller's letter as a personal gesture, and not one that followed official protocol--it was transmitted by fax, not the Apostolic Nuncio.