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Pope tells new cardinals not to be lured by power

November 26, 2012


Vatican City — Pope Benedict XVI has told his six new cardinals to resist the allure of power and instead be like Jesus and focus their work on spreading the Christian faith. Benedict celebrated a Mass yesterday in St. Peter’s Basilica with the cardinals he formally elevated a day earlier. The six hail from Colombia, […]

Pope names Manila Archbishop Tagle, 5 others cardinal

October 24, 2012


VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has named six new cardinals, adding prelates from Lebanon, the Philippines, Nigeria, Colombia, India and the United States to the ranks of cardinals who will elect his successor. Benedict made the surprise announcement during his weekly general audience Wednesday and said they would be elevated at a consistory Nov. […]

Cebu leaders back Palma promotion as cardinal

August 13, 2012


CEBU leaders yesterday voiced hope that Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma becomes the next Filipino cardinal in the Vatican. “As our Archbishop, we are very proud of his nomination and we congratulate him. Archbishop Palma deserves to become the next cardinal of the Philippines,” Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said in a text message to Cebu Daily […]

Pope may promote Cebu, Manila prelates

August 12, 2012


Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is one of two Philippine prelates being eyed as candidates to be named cardinal in the next few months. The other is Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle. A senior prelate said he is hoping the Vatican will promote a Filipino bishop to cardinal soon since the Philippines no longer has a […]