apostolic delegate

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apostolic delegate:

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[Lat. legare=to send], one sent as a representative of a state or of some high authority. In Roman history a legate was sent by the senate to the provinces as an envoy of the emperor. Sometime during the 12th cent.
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He grew close to Archbishop Amleto Cicognani, then apostolic delegate to the United States, who forwarded the episcopal recommendations to Rome.
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RoncaUi, who was in Turkey as apostolic delegate between 1935 and 1945.
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