apostolic delegate


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apostolic delegate

n. Roman Catholic Church
An ecclesiastical representative of the Vatican to a country having no formal diplomatic relations with it.

apostolic delegate

n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a representative of the pope sent to countries that do not have full or regular diplomatic relations with the Holy See

ap′ostol′ic del′egate


n.
a representative of the pope in a country that has no regular diplomatic relations with the Vatican.
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Noun1.apostolic delegate - (Roman Catholic Church) a representative of the Holy See in a country that has no formal diplomatic relations with itapostolic delegate - (Roman Catholic Church) a representative of the Holy See in a country that has no formal diplomatic relations with it
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
delegate - a person appointed or elected to represent others
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