apostolic delegate

apostolic delegate
noun Date: circa 1907 an ecclesiastical representative of the Holy See to the Catholic hierarchy of another country

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • apostolic delegate —  Апостолический делегат …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • apostolic delegate — ap′ostol′ic del′egate n. gov a representative of the pope in a country that has no regular diplomatic relations with the Vatican …   From formal English to slang

  • apostolic delegate — /ˌæpəstɒlɪk ˈdɛləgət/ (say .apuhstolik deluhguht) noun an ecclesiastical representative of the pope in a country which has no diplomatic relations with the Vatican …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Apostolic Nunciature to the Philippines — The Apostolic Nunciature to the Philippines is a top level diplomatic mission of the Holy See to the Republic of the Philippines.HistoryThe Apostolic Nunciature to the Philippines was erected circa 1902 to serve as its embassy to the… …   Wikipedia

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