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In 1902 the papal Internuncio of Brazil was raised to the dignity of nuncio.
This privilege of papal envoys was expressly recognized by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 and is universally observed.
From the first half of the sixteenth century, when the bureau of the papal secretary of state was fully developed and the permanent nunciatures received their ultimate organization, the reports of the nuncios were sent regularly (from the middle of the sixteenth century, often weekly).
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 Nuncio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Papal Nuncio (also known as an Apostolic Nuncio) is a permanent diplomatic representative (head of mission) of the Holy See to a state or international organisation (e.g., the Arab League), having ambassadorial rank, usually with the ecclesiastical rank of titular bishop or titular archbishop.
A legate a latere is a temporary papal representative or a representative for a special purpose.
Historically, the most important type of apocrisiary (a title also applying to representatives exchanged by a high prelate with a Patriarch) was the equivalent of a nuncio, sent by the Pope to the Byzantine Empire; during the fifth and sixth centuries, when which much of Italy remained under Byzantine control, several Popes were former apocrisiaries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nuncio   (627 words)

 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographies - R
Papal legate to the celebrations of the 750th anniversary of the canonization of St. Stanislaus, bishop and martyr, Kraków, Poland, May 11, 2003.
Consecrated, December 8, 1978, Tegucigalpa, by Gabriel Montalvo, titular archbishop of Celene, nuncio in Honduras, assisted by Hector Enrique Santos Hernández, S.D.B., archbishop of Tegucigalpa, and by Miguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B., archbishop of Managua.
Special papal envoy to the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the union of the Malankar Church with the Catholic Church, Kottayam, India, December 26 to 29, 1980.
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 Search Results for "Nuncio"
Nuncios are in most of the principal countries of Europe...
After serving in the papal army and diplomatic service and as nuncio at the French court (1634-36), he entered the service of France and...
He was papal nuncio at Madrid (1882-87) and was made cardinal in 1887.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Nuncio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Nuncios are in most of the principal countries of Europe and Latin America, but there are none in the United States, Great Britain, or the republics of the former Soviet Union.
He was archbishop of Benevento and papal nuncio to Venice.
In Roman history a legate was sent by the senate to the provinces as an envoy of the emperor.
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 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News
I then went to see the Papal Nuncio at his suite on the Mount of Olives, overlooking all of the Old City of Jerusalem, and brought a selection of memos, press statements and posters that the PLO had issued to herald the arrival of the Pope.
The Papal Nuncio did take the new Palestinian schoolbooks to Rome, and the Vatican issued its own recommendations on the Palestinian schoolbooks, determining that they were virulently anti-Semitic.
In March, 2003, the Papal Nuncio in Jerusalem addressed a visiting US Congressional delegation and shared a warning from the Vatican that the new constitution prepared by the Palestinian Authority for the emerging Palestinian State was based on the most fundamentalist Islamic interpretation of the Shari'a law, which now rules Teheran and Mecca.
www.israelnn.com /article.php3?id=4980   (1363 words)

 granma.cu - Papal nuncio of Venezuela clarifies that Cardinal’s position is personal
Papal nuncio of Venezuela clarifies that Cardinal’s position is personal
CARACAS (DPA).— Giacinto Berlocco, the papal nuncio of Venezuela, has stated that the position of Cardinal Rosalio Castillo Lara, who has urged the opposition not to recognize the government of Hugo Chávez, is not the official position of the Catholic Church, according to a Bolivarian News Agency (ABN) report on October 23.
The Vatican representative stated that the prelate’s meetings opposition abstentionist sectors of the opposition and his political statements "do not stem from instructions received from the Catholic Church, but from his personal convictions, to which all citizens of the country have a right," ABN reported.
www.granma.cu /ingles/2005/octubre/mier26/44nuncio.html   (690 words)

 Papal Nuncio urges Aquinas grads to be peacemakers
Papal Nuncio urges Aquinas grads to be peacemakers
At Thomas Aquinas College's 32nd annual commencement on May 13, Archbishop Celestino Migliore, papal nuncio to the United Nations, urged graduates to be peacemakers by joining with Christians, as well as members of other religions, and all humankind by spreading truth and love.
Archbishop Migliore, who joined the Holy See's diplomatic service in 1980, compared the education at Thomas Aquinas, where students follow a liberal arts program based on the study of great books, to the Greek Archimedes' famous observation that with a long enough lever and place to stand he could move the Earth.
www.thomasaquinas.edu /news/pressroom/inthenews/other/tidings_2006_grad.html   (479 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Giovanni Francesco Commendone
Cardinal and Papal Nuncio, born at Venice, 17 March, 1523; died at Padua, 26 Dec., 1584 After receiving a thorough education in the humanities and in jurisprudence at the University of Padua, he came to Rome in 1550.
In the summer of 1556 he accompanied Cardinal Legate Scipione Rebiba on a papal mission to the Netherlands, to the courts of Emperor Charles V and King Philip II, the consort of Queen Mary of England.
Queen Elizabeth of England had forbidden the papal nuncio Hieronimo Martinengo to cross the English Channel when he was sent to invite the queen to the council, hence it was very improbable that she would allow Commendone to come to England.
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 CNN.com - Burundi papal nuncio shot dead - Dec. 29, 2003
The pope's ambassador in Burundi was shot and killed by gunmen who opened fire at his car in the Central African nation, the Vatican and a missionary news agency said Monday.
A Vatican official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the death of the papal nuncio but would offer no details until his relatives had been informed.
Beginning in 1980, he was a papal representative in South Africa, then in Zimbabwe, Senegal, India, Yugoslavia, Cuba and Egypt, the 2000 announcement said.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/africa/12/29/burundi.nuncio.ap/index.html   (507 words)

 Sister Lucy’s Statements to the Papal Nuncio
On March 21, 1982, before Pope John Paul II made his May 13, 1982 consecration of the world, the Holy Father sent Archbishop Sante Portalupi, the Papal Nuncio to Portugal, to speak to Sister Lucy in her Carmelite convent.
The Nuncio was accompanied by Bishop Alberto Cosme do Amaral of Leiria (the diocese in which Fatima is located) and Dr. Francisco de Lacerda.
The interviews that took place between Sister Lucy and the Papal Nuncio were sanctioned by the Pope, and therefore are official.
www.fatima.org /consecrussia/srlucystmts.asp   (437 words)

 Papal Nuncio Takes Leave of President Girma W
Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Papal Nuncio of the Vatican to Ethiopia, said on Monday that the Holy Catholic Church had plans under way to establish a university in Addis Ababa.
The Papal Nuncio announced this while taking leave of President Girma W. Giorgis at the end of his seven-year term of office in the city.
According to many observers in Ethiopia the Catholic Church is a fountain of enlightenment that has also inspired the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to undertake various educational, humanitarian and developmental projects to rescue the people from the stranglehold of poverty.
www.addistribune.com /Archives/2003/08/01-08-03/Papal.htm   (251 words)

 papal nuncio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The office is in charge of administering the fund established in 1929 under the Lateran Pacts, when Italy paid indemnities to the Vatican for the papal lands and properties expropriated by Italy in the 19th century.
The next ambassador will have the title of nuncio because shortly after Archbishop Cacciavillan was appointed the Vatican decided it would stop using the title pro-nuncio far any new appointees.
Until then, a Vatican ambassador with the title of nuncio was dean of the diplomatic corps in the country he was assigned to; all others were called pro-nuncio.
www.catholicherald.com /articles/00articles/nuncio2.htm   (322 words)

 Hitler's Pope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornwell, like other scholars, made use of the Vatican archives to research the conduct of Eugenio Pacelli, both as Nuncio to Germany and as Pope.
He explains how he began his book as a defense of Pius XII from claims that he could have done more to prevent or mitigate the Holocaust, the genocide of European Jews under Adolf Hitler, but that something unexpected happened along the way.
The US-edition cover photo was a 1927 photo taken while the future pope was performing his duties as papal nuncio to Germany, cropped, darkened and blurred as compared to the photo used in the UK-edition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hitler's_Pope   (635 words)

 Appointed apostolic nuncio, envoy to seven Arab countries Mgr. Mounjed El-Hashem: ‘Dialogue, essential antidote to ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The papal nuncio considers that coexistence is a necessity between these two religions and installing a culture of dialogue is the only means to deal with violence and fanaticism.
The new papal nuncio asked for divine help in his mission because he understood its importance, but we assured him that he was the right man in the right place, and wished him success.
Here I should point out that a nuncio or apostolic delegate, unlike an ambassador, in no way represents the State of the Vatican as such, but the Catholic Church, that is, nearly a billion Catholics throughout the world.
www.mmorning.com /article.asp?Article=8084&CategoryID=3   (2205 words)

 English Media Distorts Spanish Papal Nuncio's Remarks on Homosexual Unions
In fact, Spanish Papal Nuncio Monsignor Manuel Monteiro de Castro specifically said that the legalization of homosexual unions is totally against the doctrine of the Church.
He also said that "there are other forms of cohabitation and it is good that they be recognized", however press reports are unclear as to what was meant by the statement which could also refer to dependent cohabitation between siblings or elderly mother and daughter.
See the Spanish language coverage which quotes the nuncio as clearly stating the Church's position which is totally opposed to legal recognition of homosexual civil unions.
www.lifesite.net /ldn/2004/may/04050703.html   (340 words)

 The Galileo Project | Library | Glossary
papal bull: Essentially a letter from the pope to all Christendom, a bull was so called because a lead bulla or seal was attached to it by a cord.
papal legate: An ecclesiastic delegated by the pope as his representative.
papal nuncio: Literally messenger, the nuncio is the papal legate permanently accredited to a civil government
galileo.rice.edu /lib/glossary.html   (1678 words)

I then went to see the Papal Nuncio at his suite on the Mount of Olives, overlooking all of the Old City of Jerusalem, and brought a selection of memos, press statements and posters which the PLO had issued to herald the arrival of the Pope.
Since the Papal Nuncio was calling after hours, he had called my home and asked for me and for my cell phone number from my children, introducing himself as the Pope's ambassador.
The Papal Nuncio did take the new Palestinian school books to Rome, and the Vatican issued its own recommendations on the Palestinian school books, determining that they were virulently anti-semitic and asked the Italian government to not provide any further funds for the Palestinian Ministry of Education.
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 CNS STORY: Pope names veteran Vatican diplomat as new U.S. papal nuncio
Archbishop Sambi is known in church circles as an energetic and gregarious man with an ability to bring the human touch to diplomatic challenges.
In 1998 he was named as nuncio to Israel, apostolic delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine, and nuncio to Cyprus.
The nuncio joined leaders of other faiths in saying it would offend the religious sensibilities of Christians, Muslims and Jews.
www.catholicnews.com /data/stories/cns/0507214.htm   (709 words)

 Catholic News Agency
In 1991 he was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Indonesia and in 1998 was appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine.
As Nuncio in Israel, Sambi also criticized the building of the wall to separate Israel from the Palestinian territories as "a shame to humanity." "This region requires bridges, not walls," he said.
Dillsburg, PA I would like to know why the new Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Pietro Sambi, who is the Holy Father's representative to the USA and to the United States Bishops, gave Jesus in Holy Communion to Senator John Kerry, a pro-abortion 'Catholic' politician.
www.catholicnewsagency.com /new.php?n=5644   (1334 words)

 CNS STORY: New papal nuncio to U.S. cites vitality of U.S. Catholicism
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Archbishop Pietro Sambi, new papal nuncio to the United States, said April 3 that he is impressed by the vitality of U.S. Catholicism.
As a papal diplomat "I travel a lot throughout the world," he said.
A papal nuncio is not only the Vatican ambassador to a nation's government, but also the chief Vatican liaison with the church in that country, especially in the Vatican's dealings with bishops.
www.catholicnews.com /data/stories/cns/0601938.htm   (662 words)

 Sun.Star Cebu - Cebuano named papal nuncio to Papua New Guinea
His elder brother, Osbaldo, the third of the siblings, is the papal nuncio to Costa Rica.
(The papal nuncio is the eyes and ears of the Pope in the place he is assigned.
He went to the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy in Rome, a school for priests selected by the Pope himself to be trained as pontifical nuncios.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ceb/2006/04/06/news/cebuano.named.papal.nuncio.to.papua.new.guinea.html   (369 words)

 Papal Nuncios
These Nuncios were the de facto rulers; kings and queens were but figureheads to carry out the wishes of the Vatican.
Those Papal Thunders had the effect of paralyzing the entire country ry and absolving the ruler's subjects from their allegiance to him.
One of the reasons Rome demands that the Nuncio must be "dean" of the diplomatic corps is that she claims to be the oldest diplomatic service.
www.reformation.org /nuncios.html   (927 words)

 Pope Paul IV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under the direction of Pope Leo X he was ambassador to England and then papal nuncio in Spain, where he conceived a violent detestation of Spanish rule that affected the policies of his later papacy.
But Carafa was recalled to Rome by the reform-minded Pope Paul III (1534–49), to sit on a committee of reform of the papal court, an appointment that forecast an end to a humanist papacy, and a revival of scholasticism, for Carafa was a thorough disciple of Thomas Aquinas.
In December 1536 he was made a cardinal and then Archbishop of Naples.
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 Bethlehem University Announces New Chancellor
Having served as the Apostolic Nuncio in the Philippines since 1999, Archbishop Franco is very familiar with the educational work of the De La Salle University system in the Republic of the Philippines.
Prior to his appointment as Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine and Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus, Archbishop Franco served in a variety of Papal Diplomatic Missions in Philippines, Bolivia, Iran, France, and in the Vatican’s Secretariat of State where he was closely involved in church affairs in Eastern Europe.
Archbishop Franco succeeds Archbishop Pietro Sambi who was appointed Papal Nuncio to the United States of America by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on 17 December 2005.
www.bethlehem.edu /archives/2006/2006_031.shtml   (331 words)

 Pravda.RU:Papal Nuncio visits Kazan; Talks on Icon's return Mooted   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Papal Nuncio Antonio Mennini, who represents the Vatican in Russia, arrived here yesterday for a two-day unofficial visit.
Friday's schedule called for the nuncio to sanctify the site, at the intersection of Ostrovsky and Aidinov Streets, where a Catholic cathedral is being built, and to meet with Kazan's Catholics, who number 300,000.
The papal representative was accompanied by Bishop Klemens Pikkel (Saratov).
newsfromrussia.com /main/2003/10/31/50937_.html   (182 words)

 >>> AsiaNews.it <<< Grave and cowardly acts, says papal nuncio
Baghdad (AsiaNews) — Fernando Filoni, apostolic nuncio in Baghdad told AsiaNews that today’s attacks against the Bishop’s Palace and the Armenian Catholic church are “grave and cowardly acts against defenceless Christian symbols and institutions”.
The nuncio points out that the Bishop’s Palace in Mosul “had been receiving threats for some time” and “today became reality”, proof of the absurdity and premeditation of such acts.
The nuncio does not believe that there is a link between the escalation and Advent.
www.asianews.it /view.php?l=en&art=2069   (392 words)

 Manila Bulletin Online
By LESLIE ANN G. Newly appointed Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Fernando Filoni is scheduled to arrive on Tuesday, May 16, it was announced yesterday by Msgr.
Archbishop Filoni was the cultural adviser of the nunciature in Manila before he became Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq and Jordan from 2001 until the time he was appointed to the Philippines.
Then outgoing Nuncio Archbishop Antonio Franco, in his last interview aired over Church-run Radio Veritas, urged the faithful to be close with their new Nuncio.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2006/05/14/MAIN2006051463996.html   (369 words)

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