Ceremonies begin for elevation of Tagle, 5 other new cardinals
MANILA, Philippines—Solemn ceremonies began at the Vatican Saturday where Pope Benedict XVI will induct Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle and five other prelates into the College of Cardinals, showed the Catholic television network EWTN.
Aside from Tagle, Benedict would bestow red hats and gold rings on Archbishop James Harvey, the American prefect of the papal household; Abuja, Nigeria Archbishop John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan; Bogota, Colombia Archbishop Ruben Salazar Gomez; Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites in Lebanon, His Beatitude Bechara Boutros Rai; and the major Archbishop of the Trivandrum of the Siro-Malankaresi in India, His Beatitude Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal.
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