2019.12.08 Statement on Card. Tagle’s Appointment

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STATEMENT ON CARDINAL TAGLE’S
APPOINTMENT TO THE VATICAN

The COLLEGIO FILIPPINO in Rome
and
FRIENDS OF THE COLLEGIO worldwide
thank the

HOLY FATHER POPE FRANCIS

for the appointment of

HIS EMINENCE LUIS ANTONIO CARD. TAGLE,
Archbishop of Manila,

as the new PREFECT of the
CONGREGATION FOR THE EVANGELIZATION OF PEOPLES.

Card. Tagle has also been for the past four years Chairman of the Episcopal Commission for the Pontificio Collegio Filippino (of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines).

In this Advent Season, as we await the coming of Baby Jesus, we pray through the intercession of Mama Mary and St. Joseph that God continue to shower our dear Pope Francis and Card. Tagle with his heavenly blessings in this appointment and transfer to the Vatican.

Rome, Dec. 8, 2019, Sunday