Filipino cardinal stirs papal talk with rapid rise

Filipino cardinal stirs papal talk with rapid rise

FILE - This Nov. 24, 2012 file photo shows the then newly-elected Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines, posing for photographers prior to meeting relatives and friends after he was elevated to cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI, at the Vatican. Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle's best response against the tide of secularism, clergy sex abuse scandals and rival-faith competition could be his reputation for humility. His compassion for the poor and unassuming ways have impressed followers in his homeland, Asia's largest Catholic nation, and church leaders in the Vatican. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)IMUS, Philippines (AP) — Asia's most prominent Roman Catholic leader knows how to reach the masses: He sings on stage, preaches on TV, brings churchgoers to laughter and tears with his homilies. And he's on Facebook.


Filipino cardinal stirs papal talk with rapid rise

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