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Cardinal Tagle: The second youngest and the most popular on Facebook

2013-02-19

CARD. LUIS ANTONIO TAGLE
Archbishop of Manila (Philippines)
"It's a grace. Some of the cardinals approach me, and they told me that their parents no longer here so it's a real blessing that my parents are both healthy and my brother is here too. 06,05 And many, many relatives to witness this event.”

He was ordained a priest at the age of 24. In 1991 he received this doctorate in Theology from the Catholic University of America in Washington. Ten years later he was appointed Bishop of Imus and then in 2011, Bishop of Manila. His consistory back in November got plenty of attention, after Tagle couldn't hold back tears as he received his red biretta and ring from the Pope.

CARD. LUIS ANTONIO TAGLE
Archbishop of Manila (Philippines)
"I cry easily and I guess when you are before a great mystery that you know is beyond you, a calling, a grace, a mission. Then you know tremble but at the same time you're happy. For me, tears just come naturally.”
 
Throughout the years, his work in the International Theological Commission stands out, as well as his closeness with the youth. In fact, his Facebook page has more than 118,000 'Likes'.

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