Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle boosts his profile (again) with charity post

Print More
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, right, leaves during a consistory led by Pope Francis at the Vatican on February 12, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi 
*Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-TAGLE-CARITAS, originally transmitted on May 15, 2015.

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, right, leaves during a consistory led by Pope Francis at the Vatican on February 12, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-TAGLE-CARITAS, originally transmitted on May 15, 2015.

Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.

VATICAN CITY (RNS) At a relatively young 57, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle is widely seen as a man on the move within the hierarchy, eligible to vote in papal conclaves for the next 23 years.

  • Betty Clermont

    The Philippines is an impoverished nation. The Catholic Church has for decades opposed contraception, divorce, women’s health care and progressive governments which tried to address the causes of poverty.