Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop of Manila’

Opinion: “A Church that is more simple, more humble and more capable of silence.”

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

In these last lead-up days to the Conclave, some Cardinals have voiced their opinion on the state of the Church and the qualities required in a leader of the Church for the coming years. The point of view of one voting Cardinal which wasn’t expressed in these days, but was reported at the Synod of Read more

Most ‘liked’ Catholic figure in social media to get a red hat

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Who is global Catholicism’s most “liked” figure in social media? According to Catholic commentator Rocco Palmo, he’s Cardinal-designate Luis Tagle of Manila in the Philippines. The 55-year-old Archbishop of Manila, who will receive his red hat from Pope Benedict XVI on November 24, has a Facebook page with 100,000 fans and his YouTube commentaries on Read more

HIV-Aids cases in Philippines rise alarmingly

Friday, August 17th, 2012

The rising incidence of HIV/Aids in the Philippines has prompted the Archbishop of Manila to call for greater awareness among Catholic clergy, religious and lay people. While new cases of HIV/Aids are decreasing globally, Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle said they are increasing in the Philippines, with an average of nine reported each day. “What is Read more