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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, […]

Palace hails Tagle’s elevation to cardinal

October 26, 2012


MANILA—Malacañang expressed elation Friday over Pope Benedict XVI’s elevation of Manila Archbishop Luis Tagle to the College of Cardinals. “We are overjoyed at that fact that the good Pope Benedict has decided to appoint Bishop Chito Tagle as the next Filipino cardinal. We are fully aware of the intellectual capacity of Bishop Chito Tagle and […]

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. […]

‘Seek Pedro’s intercession for Sendong victims’

December 22, 2011


FILIPINOS are being urged to seek the intercession of soon-to-be saint Pedro Calungsod amid efforts to help the victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong.” “Pray for his intercession, that we may be strengthened at this time of crisis. May his martyrdom for the faith inspire us Filipinos to serve others unconditionally,” said Msgr. Pedro Quitorio, media […]