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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 fussy Carberry, who led the assault on apostolic delegate Jadot, sat dead center in a phalanx of bishops critical of Vatican II and of Dearden and Bernardin.
9, 1976, in which Jadot told the bishops what their agenda should be for the sake of the church in the United States, the apostolic delegate became the target of bitter animosity from conservative bishops and laypeople.
It was an eye-opener for the recently arrived Apostolic Delegate.
The subsequent interventions of Popes Benedict XV and Pius XI and the far-sighted and artistically trained apostolic delegate to China, Celso Costantini, encouraged a return to a more indigenous expression of Chinese devotion.
He was named when Belgian Archbishop Jean Jadot was apostolic delegate to Washington, and came to be seen as one of the leading Second Vatican Council progressives in the U.S.
4) Charge d'affaires--a diplomat who heads the nunciature in the absence of a nuncio or apostolic delegate and usually holds the rank of Monsignor.
A short history entitled Historique de la Paroisse de Red Deer, written primarily by Emile Hermary in May 1932, intended for the eyes of the Apostolic Delegate to Canada -Archbishop Andrea Cassulo, put the two messianic views into a Red Deer context.
Michaud gave him responsibility for education, where he answered to another English convert, former headmaster Archbishop Arthur Hinsley, the apostolic delegate, who was determined to see church schools in East Africa offer a good all-round education.
Al-Hayat al-Jadida focused on President Mahmoud Abbas' meeting with the Vatican's Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine in the presidential headquarters in Ramallah.
(8) Letter from Apostolic Delegate to Germany Cesare Orsenigo, Berlin, to Secretary of State Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli, November 15, 1938.
When the prelate, a papal apostolic delegate in Washington, told Mr.