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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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In June this year, Rajic was nominated apostolic nuncio to Lithuania.
Archbishop Gabrielle Caccia, the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, leads the reconsecration of the Our Lady of Mt.
In an open letter published in August, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who served as nuncio to the U.S.
He was appointed in February and takes over from Archbishop Charles Balvo, who has been appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic.
He also informed the Nuncio about the political situation in BiH and emphasized the belief that government could be formed at all levels in BiH as soon as possible, primarily, the Council of Ministers.
'I was present at the Balangiga turnover ceremonies before and after the President's arrival at the venue but I did not see any occurrence as described nor hear any complaint coming from the Apostolic Nuncio and the CBCP President whom I talked to just before the President arrived at the ceremonial place,' Panelo said in a statement.
Marino is the first resident Apostolic Nuncio, or diplomatic representative, to Malaysia, which established diplomatic relations with the Holy See in July 2011.
'In my meeting with the Papal Nuncio last night, it was agreed that both State and Church should work for the benefit of the people.
Monsignor Alfred Xuereb, Pope Francis' pick for the new apostolic nuncio to Korea, will arrive here in May to begin his new job, according to the Vatican, Wednesday.
The President stated this when he received the Letter of Credence of Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to Nigeria, Most Rev.
The Nuncio And The Writer tells the astonishing story of how Co Kilkenny man Hubert Butler ran his own rescue missions to save men, women and children from the gas chambers.