Luis Antonio Tagle Biography

Luis Antonio Tagle is a Filipino cardinal (prelate) of the Catholic Church. He is currently the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. Previously, he served as the 32nd archbishop of Manila.

Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle
Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle
Nickname –> Chito
Birth Date –> December 8, 2019
Hometown –> Imus City, Cavite, Philippines

Father –> Manuel Topacio Tagle
Mother –> Milagros Gokim (Chinese Filipino)

Elementary and High school –> Saint Andrew’s School in ParaƱaque
College –> Ateneo De Manila University
Degree –> Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Divinity
Masters –> Ateneo De Manila University Loyola School of Theology
PhD –> Doctorate in Sacred Theology at the Catholic University of America
Dissertation –> “Episcopal Collegiality in the Teaching and Practice of Paul VI” under the direction of Joseph A. Komonchak

Religious Service
February 27, 1982 – Ordination as priest
December 12, 2001 – Consecration as Bishop of Imus
October 13, 2011 – Appointment as Archbishop of Manila
October 24, 2012 – Elevation to the College of Cardinals
December 8, 2019 – Appointment as Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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See also: Famous People of Cavite Province

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