» 10/13/2011, 00.00
VATICAN - PHILIPPINES
Pope appoints Mgr. Tagle Archbishop of Manila
Mgr. Luis Antonio Tagle was born in 1957 in the Philippine capital, of which he now assumes pastoral leadership. Since 1997 he has been a part of the International Theological Commission.
Card Tagle: following the Gospel, laity protagonists of the "sanctification" of the world
Changing the system from within, being bearers of integrity and honesty, to participate in the salvific mission of the Church. These are the tasks entrusted to the laity by the Archbishop of Manila , who recalls the teachings of the Second Vatican Council. He urges greater commitment in the active life of the country and in the institutions, even where "corruption and fraud" reign.
Card. Rosales announces his resignation
The Archbishop of the Philippine capital turns 75 on August 10th and in accordance with cannon law must resign from his post. Manilaâ€™s priests are convinced that he will continue to lead the Archdiocese.
24/06/2013 PHILIPPINES - VATICAN
Card Tagle: Pope Francis loves Filipino and Asian Catholics
The archbishop of Manila describes his recent talks with the Pope. "Francis has high hopes for the Catholic Church in the Philippines". The pope calls on the faithful to pray for him and increase their faith in the Virgin Mary.
Card Tagle calls for honour and integrity against rampant corruption
The archbishop spoke before 350,000 people who took to the streets to protest against pork barrel, i.e. the use of public funds to perpetrate abuse and malfeasance. The cardinal calls for more attention to the poor as well as "unity and patriotism" regardless of faith. President Aquino offers to change the way funds are distributed but protesters call it window dressing.
02/07/2008 PHILIPPINES - VATICAN
Pauline Year: Manila archdiocese organises readings dedicated to Apostle's letters
On the occasion of celebrations for the 2,000th anniversary St. Paul's birth, the archbishop of Manila stresses the centrality and relevance of the apostle's writings. These help to grasp "the essence of the truth that is Jesus Christ".
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