papal nuncio


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n papal nuncio (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
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In literature:

The papal nuncio at the court of Castile raised a cry for the establishment of the Inquisition.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
The only Catholic writer, as far as I know, who attacked their character was the famous Papal Nuncio, Carlo Caraffa.
"History of the Moravian Church" by J. E. Hutton
In 1751, the papal nuncio, Archinto, was one of the visitors at Noethenitz.
"The Renaissance" by Walter Pater
Knowledge of what was brewing reached us from the Papal Nuncio in Madrid, who came to see me one day in the matter.
"The Historical Nights' Entertainment" by Rafael Sabatini
His first thought was to request the papal nuncio, Gaetano, to despatch a special courier to Rome to request the pope's benediction.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
He gave Bentivoglio, the Papal nuncio, two letters to forward to Italy, one to the Pope, the other to his nephew, Cardinal Borghese.
"The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I." by John Lothrop Motley
We were assigned the apartments usually given to the papal nuncio, and slept with an episcopal peace of mind.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay
He heard that the papal nuncio, Chieregati, was sending to France unfavourable reports of his conduct.
"Henry VIII." by A. F. Pollard
The Papal Nuncio succeeded, together with the Ministers of the Argentine Republic and Uruguay.
"Edmond Dantès" by Edmund Flagg
Did the gentleman suppose that a Papal Nuncio could travel with as few as eight or ten horses?
"Stradella" by F(rancis) Marion Crawford

In news:

Vatican recalls Ireland's Papal Nuncio after clerical sex abuse report.
Ireland's papal nuncio calls for the adoption of 'authentic' Catholicism.
President George W Bush and Laura Bush welcomed papal nuncio Pietro Sambi (second from right) and Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl to the White House July 18, 2006.
Ireland's papal nuncio calls for the adoption of ' authentic ' Catholicism.
The most important Catholic nation in Europe in the period of the First World War, even with its Protestant majority, was Germany, and in 1917, shortly after his consecration as bishop, Pacelli went to Munich as papal nuncio.