Holy See–Uruguay relations

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Holy See-Uruguay relations
Map indicating locations of Holy See and Uruguay

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Holy See–Uruguay relations are foreign relations between the Holy See and Uruguay.


Apostolic Nunciature in Montevideo

Uruguay established diplomatic relations with the Holy See in 1856. Uruguay has an embassy to the Holy See. The Holy See has an embassy in Montevideo. The first Apostolic Delegate was Vincenzo Massoni.[1]

Pope John Paul II made two pastoral visits. The first was in 1987 and the second in 1988.[2]

The current Uruguayan ambassador to the Holy See is the theologian Daniel Ramada.[3] The current Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay is the archbishop Anselmo Guido Pecorari.[4]

In June 2013, the Uruguayan President José Mujica made an official visit to Pope Francis.[5]

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  1. ^ Bishop Vincenzo Massoni
  2. ^ "20th Anniversary of the Pope's Visit". EL PAIS. Archived from the original on 2011-02-20. Retrieved 2012-05-05.
  3. ^ "Uruguayan ambassador to the Holy See". Archived from the original on 2014-04-13. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  4. ^ Nomina del Nunzio Apostolico in Uruguay, in: Holy See Press Office: Daily Bulletin, 24 May 2008.
  5. ^ "Official visit of José Mujica to the Holy See" (PDF). Presidencia de la República. Retrieved 15 September 2013. (in Spanish)

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