Definition of Papal nuncio

1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status.

Exact synonyms: Nuncio
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Generic synonyms: Diplomat, Diplomatist



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papal nuncio (current term)
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Literary usage of Papal nuncio

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... this office has had no incumbent; (3) Madrid, which, since the Council of Trent, has been the permanent residence of the papal nuncio for Spain. ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"TO COUNT DUGNANI (papal nuncio). MONTICELLO, February 14, 1818. MY DEAR CARDINAL,—In March, 1815, I took the liberty of addressing a letter to you by Dr. ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson memorial association of the United States (1905)
"TO COUNT DUGNANI (papal nuncio). MONTICELLO, February 14, 1818. MY DEAR CARDINAL,—In March, 1815, I took the liberty of addressing a letter to you by Dr. ..."

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