Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Luis Tagle’

Cardinal Tagle and the Dicastery for Evangelisation’s growing pains

Thursday, March 23rd, 2023
Cardinal Tagle

A year ago, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle seemed to enter a strange sort of limbo. It began with the publication of the new Vatican constitution, Praedicate evangelium, on March 19, 2022. Up to then, the Filipino cardinal had served as the prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, the powerful curial department responsible Read more

Pope suspends Caritas leaders

Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Caritas leaders have been replaced with a temporary administrator after Pope Francis suspended the secretary-general, Aloysius John (pictured right). Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle (pictured left), whose second term as Caritas president was to end in May, has also lost his position. Francis appointed a temporary administrator to oversee improved management policies and to prepare for Read more

Caritas’ solidarity walking campaign makes strides

Thursday, June 17th, 2021
Caritas Interationalis Share the Journey

In four years participants in a Caritas campaign have logged about 600,000km in symbolic solidarity walks with migrants and refugees. The global “Share the Journey” campaign aims to build “bridges of hope between islands separated by fear,” says Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, president of Caritas Internationalis. Although the campaign has formally ended, its message continues. Read more

People before buildings, says Cardinal Tagle

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

People and how they are shaped in faith and not buildings make up the strength of the Catholic Church says Cardinal Luis Tagle. Those with the gift of listening are the biggest gift of all, he said. Tagle, the newly appointed congregation head for the Evangelisation of Peoples was speaking with clergy and laity at Read more

With Tagle to Rome, Francis signals more changes to come in Vatican posts

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

As Francis did last month when he appointed a fellow Jesuit, Fr. Juan Guerrero Alves, to take charge at the Secretariat for the Economy, the pope is filling a high-level Vatican post with a known friend and supporter of his reform agenda. And some observers wonder if this is the start of a trend that Read more

Filipino prelate says synod media coverage all about West

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

A Filipino cardinal says media coverage of last month’s synod on the family was dominated by the concerns of the West. Speaking to Filipino media, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle said synod media coverage was correct, but focussed on same-sex unions and divorced people. Yet the synod fathers also discussed families separated by economic migration, the Read more

Filipinos warned not to treat Pope Francis like a celebrity

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Filipinos have been warned not to treat Pope Francis like a celebrity during his visit to their country early next year. Bishop Pedro Arigo of Puerto Princesa said activities during the Pope’s visit from January 15 to 19 should be “simple and not extravagant”. “Sometimes people treat occasions like this as if a celebrity is Read more

Filipino cardinal says Mass shouldn’t start with ‘good morning’

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has asked his fellow priests to stop bidding their parishioners “good morning” at the start of Mass. In an article posted on the Philippines bishops’ conference website, Cardinal Tagle said saying “the Lord be with you” is already sufficient. “With all due respect, my brother-priests, I do not see the Read more

Filipino cardinal shocked at Vatican family survey responses

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

A cardinal who will run a session of October’s synod on the family says he is shocked at responses to a Vatican questionnaire on the topic. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila told the Catholic News Service he found the responses “shocking, if I am allowed to use that word”. “Shocking because almost in all Read more

Child trafficking an ongoing danger of Typhoon Haiyan

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Irish missionary in the Philippines and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Fr Shay Cullen SSC, is warning that children made orphans by Typhoon Haiyan are in danger of becoming victims of human trafficking. Wandering children become “the main victims of jackals who seize them for child abuse or human trafficking,” he told the Fides news agency. “It Read more