Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle’

Holy See representative cancels upcoming visit

Thursday, June 8th, 2023

Holy See representative Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle had planned to visit New Zealand this October. However, as can happen, plans change and he won’t be coming after all. Considered by some to be Papabile, Tagle is the Pro-Prefect for the Section of Evangelisation of the Dicastery for Evangelisation and is responsible for appointing New Zealand’s Read more

Vatican’s Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to visit New Zealand

Thursday, June 1st, 2023

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is understood to have accepted an invitation to visit New Zealand. He is the Pro-Prefect for the Section of Evangelisation of the Dicastery for Evangelisation, and is responsible for the appointment of New Zealand’s bishops. However the purpose of Tagle’s visit it to speak at the National Clergy Assembly, in October. Read more

NZ bishops re-emphasise need for two new bishops

Monday, November 14th, 2022

New Zealand’s Catholic bishops are again stressing the importance of bishops to the Palmerston North and Hamilton dioceses. At their November meeting the bishops re-emphasised the need for two bishops to the Pope’s diplomatic representative to New Zealand, His Excellency, Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa (pictured). New Zealand bishops are appointed through the Dicastery for Evangelisation headed Read more

It takes a long time to appoint a bishop

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
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It takes a long time to appoint a bishop, says Steve Lowe, Bishop of Auckland and Secretary of the NZ Catholic Bishops Conference. Lowe is responding to a piece by Luke Coppen in The Pillar, suggesting the Vatican has forgotten about New Zealand’s need to find two bishops. Coppen points out that the Diocese of Read more

Europe becoming a “mission territory” says Vatican cardinal

Thursday, October 28th, 2021
Europe becoming a "mission territory"

The head of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of People, and one of Asia’s most important Church figures says Europe is becoming a “mission territory.” On Thursday, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle said, “We are really concerned, not only for Europe but for all the world, regarding evangelization.” Speaking with reporters during the presentation of Read more

Cardinal offers way out of pandemic stress

Thursday, August 26th, 2021
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A Vatican cardinal has some suggestions for people suffering from pandemic stress. Doing so could result in positive results, he explains. The cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, who is the prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples – offered his ideas last week. He had been asked what people who feel more anxious, Read more

Concern at populist leaders ‘hijacking’ religion

Monday, March 15th, 2021
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Vatican Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is worried about the way populist leaders are “hijacking” religion. They are doing this by sowing division and exploiting the anger of those who feel excluded, he says. The Filipino prelate (pictured), who is the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, aired his concerns – and some Read more

Promoting Christian unity is not optional

Monday, December 7th, 2020

Catholics must work towards Christian unity, a new guidebook from the Vatican says. It can no longer be seen as “optional” by bishops. They won’t be left to work out how on their own though. The new guidebook, released by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, offers practical ways for bishops to promote unity Read more

Cardinal Tagle opens up about contracting COVID

Monday, September 28th, 2020

The prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, has recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Last Friday the cardinal discussed his experience during the coronavirus quarantine and his recovery. Speaking at an online conference for Catholic educators, he admitted struggling with “fear and anxiety” during the isolation. “But getting Read more

Francis unmasked

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

The pope’s mask became the subject of media attention during his first major public audience since lockdown. After wearing a protective face mask in the car on the way to the 500-strong audience, Francis removed it, touching the mask’s front as he emerged from the vehicle. Maskless, he shook hands with prelates attending the audience. Read more