Papal legate#Apostolic Delegate

The representative of the Holy See is called, if it is not accredited by the state or the government of the host country, but only contact with the Church's institutions and people wont as Apostolic Delegate.

Is the permanent representative of the Pope not only link to the local church, but according to the provisions of the Congress of Vienna (1815 ) also accredited ambassador, he is referred to as the Apostolic Nuncio.

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