Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle wants to bring the Catholic Church closer to people, a vision his fans say comes from a genuine passion for helping the poor and one that could make him Asia’s first pope.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Described by a highly respected Vatican analyst as the only viable candidate to the papacy from the developing world, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle admitted on Sunday to the uncertainty of what to expect in the election of a new pope.
By Philip C. Tubeza
“We felt like children clinging to a father who bids them farewell,” Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said a day after Pope Benedict XVI, 85, announced that he was resigning on Feb. 28.
By TJ Burgonio
Malacañang considers it an honor for the Filipino people to see Cardinal Luis Tagle as among the reported “papabili” (potential popes) being considered to replace the frail Pope Benedict XVI.
Bishops and all Catholics in this nation are hoping that a Filipino will be the next pope, a senior church figure said Tuesday, as he promoted the credentials of the country’s only candidate