Luis Antonio Tagle
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Luis Antonio Tagle

Archbishop of Manila + De Facto Primate of the Catholic Church In the Philippines
Male
Born Jun 21, 1957
Age 58
Hometown The Pearl City of...
Religion Catholic Church i...
Alma Mater Pamantasang Atene...
Other Names Tagle, Chito

Luís Antonio Gokim Tagle is the Filipino Roman Catholic archbishop of of Manila and de facto primate of the Philippines. Appointed by Pope Benedict XVI, Tagle succeeded the Archbishop Emeritus, Gaudencio Rosales. Tagle is also an Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at the Loyola School of Theology of the Ateneo de Manila University. Tagle is widely known for his charismatic nature and views in line with Catholic teachings.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Luis Antonio Tagle.

CHILDHOOD

1957 Birth Born on June 21, 1957.

TWENTIES

1977 20 Years Old After attending elementary and secondary school at Saint Andrew's School in Parañaque, he gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy at San José Seminary in Manila in 1977. … Read More
1982 25 Years Old Tagle was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood on 27 February, 1982. … Read More

FORTIES

2001 44 Years Old Tagle was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Imus on 22 October 2001, and consecrated on 12 December 2001.
2005 48 Years Old At the first gathering of bishops under Pope Benedict XVI in 2005, the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, he made one of the seven speeches from the floor, about the inadequacy of the number of priests in the Philippines, and also commented in a news conference that "The first Sunday after my ordination as a priest, I said nine Masses, and that is regular in the Philippines." … Read More

FIFTIES

2008 51 Years Old Tagle attended the 2008 International Eucharistic Congress in Quebec, Canada, for delivering a well-received catechesis on the importance of the Eucharist.
On 13 October 2011, the Holy See appointed Bishop Tagle as the 32nd Archbishop of Manila succeeding Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales, thus making him the de facto Primate of the Philippines. … Read More
On 9 February 2012, Tagle attended a four-day conference called Symposium for Healing and Renewal at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. … Read More
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