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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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While nuncios are currently allowed to consult laypeople when considering bishop candidates, they are not obligated to do so, and frequently put the focus of their consultations on current clergy members.
<<Doce anos de nuncio en Alemania, diez anos de cardenal Secretario de Estado en el Vaticano y casi veinte anos como papa: estos son los hitos de la carrera de Eugenio Pacelli>> (p.
En lo que se refiere a las fuentes para estudiar la actividad pacelliana en su tiempo como nuncio en Alemania, Sergio Pagano se refiere al estado de los Archivos Vaticano en lo que al pontificado del papa Ratti se refiere; ademas, un equipo aleman presenta la edicion on-line de los 6500 documentos referentes a la actividad de la nunciatura entre 1917 y 1929 (vid.
He has published three volumes of papal bulls and letters from 1198 to 1415 that he found in the Archives nationales de Paris, as well as the correspondance as papal nuncio in France from 1601 to 1604 of Innocenzo del Bufalo, and the letters of Henri IV concerning relations between the papacy and France.