apostolic delegate

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(Roman Catholic Church) a representative of the Holy See in a country that has no formal diplomatic relations with it

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The Apostolic Delegate restored them, on a temporary basis, which prompted Fallon to require that each Basilian see him in person in London if he wanted his faculties renewed for the coming year.
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.
24) An unsigned letter or draft addressed to the Apostolic Delegate in 1932 asserted that the Anglicization program of O'Leary was anti-French.
The apostolic delegate there was an Italian, unacceptable to the British, occupiers in all but name.
In 1931, after six years of hard work, Monseigneur Roncalli was appointed an apostolic delegate a a permanent representative of the Holy See in a certain country, but without a diplomatic function (as a nuncio).
When the prelate, a papal apostolic delegate in Washington, told Mr.
The Vatican has diplomatic relations with most countries in the world and sends a papal nuncio or apostolic delegate to represent its interests.
For the Notary the Archbishop chose the Secretary to the Apostolic Delegate, Dr.
Guests of honor included Carlos Morales Troncoso, the host nation's secretary of foreign affairs, and Jozef Wesolowski, Apostolic delegate and dean of the diplomatic corps in the Dominican Republic.
He wrote numerous letters to Archbishop Gauthier, Monsignor Andrea Cassulo, Apostolic Delegate of Canada, and copied most of them to Father W.
In his second report, he wrote openly about the increasingly radical nature of the Nazi state, noting that "serenity and competence" were "more and more lacking in high places of command" and that there existed a "state of mood that [Orsenigo thought] greased the anti-Semitic events, [a state of mood that] reveals always more and more turbulence and agitation, and is increasingly less able to be controlled" (Letters from Apostolic Delegate to Germany Cesare Orsenigo, Berlin, to Secretary of State Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli, 15 and 19 November 1938.
Son of a Swiss stationmaster,Heim was initially apostolic delegate toBritain in 1973.
11] Approached to convey a request to the pope for preliminary discussions, the apostolic delegate, Archbishop William Godfrey, told Bell that a proposal for a statement issued simultaneously by the different Christian bodies would receive more favorable consideration.
The Vatican was directly involved through Pio Laghi, its apostolic delegate to Washington, D.