Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal 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

Cardinal Tagle gets major evangelisation role in Rome

Monday, December 9th, 2019

Pope Francis, Sunday, named Filipino Cardinal Luis Tagle to lead the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples. In what some are calling a very significant move, the 62-year-old Archbishop of Manila will move to Rome to oversee the work of the Catholic Church in Asia, Oceania, New Zealand and most dioceses in Africa. These areas Read more

Blood donations mark Cardinal’s birthday

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Church workers in the Archdiocese of Manilla, Philippines donated their blood on the occasion of Cardinal Tagle’s 62nd birthday. It was nothing new, said Rowena Ranola, 58, who works with the archdiocese’s Persons with Disability Ministry. It was Ranola’s fifth time donating blood at what has become an annual drive to celebrate the cardinal’s birthday. Read more

Cardinals: Don’t use charity as a conversion tool

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Two top cardinals say that as Catholics engage in charity around the world, they must be careful not to put their desire to convert people to their faith ahead of their missionary work. Speaking at the “Charity will never end” conference organized by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council Cor Unum, an umbrella office to coordinate the Read more

Prelates admit to confusion at family synod

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Some of the prelates at the synod on the family have expressed confusion over what is expected of them in their deliberations. The 13 small groups that had been meeting last week released their reports on Friday. The four English-speaking groups are chaired by Australian Cardinal George Pell, British Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Irish Archbishop Eamon Martin, and Read more

Theologian slams idea Vatican II didn’t advance doctrine

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

A Jesuit theologian has scotched the notion that the Second Vatican Council was a pastoral council and did not propose new doctrines of the Church. Fr John O’Malley said this in an opening address to a conference on Vatican II at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. The conference was focused on the meaning and import Read more