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Bio-Data of Archbishop Luis Antonio G. Cardinal Tagle, DD

His Eminence
LUIS ANTONIO G. CARDINAL TAGLE
Archbishop of Manila




 

A. PERSONAL


Birthday: 21 June 1957
Birthplace: Manila

Father: Manuel Topacio Tagle, Sr.
Mother: Milagros Gokim Tagle
Brother: Manuel Gokim Tagle, Jr.

B. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND


Grade School
St. Andrew’s School
Parañaque City
1969

High School
St. Andrew’s School
Parañaque City
1973

College
A.B. Philosophy
Ateneo de Manila University and San Jose Seminary
1973

Graduate Studies
M.A. Theology
Candidate
Loyola School of Theology and San Jose Seminary
1982

Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.)
The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
1987

Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.)
The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
1991


C. MINISTERIAL BACKGROUND


Diaconal Ordination
18 July 1981
San Jose Seminary

Presbyteral Ordination
27 February 1982
Imus Cathedral

Nomination as Bishop of Imus
22 October 2001

Episcopal Ordination
12 December 2001
Imus Cathedral

Nomination as Archbishop of Manila
13 October 2011

Installation as Archbishop of Manila
12 December 2011

Announcement of Elevation to the
College of Cardinals
24 October 2012

Consistory
24 November 2012


Assignments in the Diocese of Imus


1982 – 1984
Associate Pastor
St. Augustine Parish
Mendez, Cavite

1982 – 1983
Spiritual Director
Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol
Tagaytay City

1983 – 1984
Acting Rector
Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol
Tagaytay City

1984 – 1985
Rector
Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol
Tagaytay City

1992 – 2011
Rector
Tahanan ng Mabuting Pastol
Tagaytay City

1993 – 2000
Member
Board of Consultors and Presbyteral Council of the Diocese of Imus

1993 – 2000
Episcopal Vicar for Religious 

1993 – 1995
Member
Diocesan Commission on the Clergy

1998 – 2001  
Parish Priest
Our Lady of the Pillar Cathedral
Imus, Cavite

2002 – 2011
Rector
Our Lady of the Pillar Seminary
Imus, Cavite


Other Ministries:


1982 – 1985
Instructor of Theology
San Carlos Seminary (Manila)
Loyola School of
Theology (Quezon City0 
Divine Word Seminary (Tagaytay)

1992 – 2011
Instructor of Theology
Loyola School of Theology (Quezon City)
Divine
Word Seminary (Tagaytay)

1992 – 1995
Instructor of Theology
Maryhill School of Theology (Quezon City)

1994 – 2001
Facilitator
CBCP National Ongoing Formation of Priests

1995 – 2001
Consultant
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)
Commission on Doctrine of the Faith
Commission on Seminaries

1995 – 2001
Member
Editorial Board
Storia del Concilia Vaticano II
Instituto per le
scienze religiose, Bologna, Italy

1995, 2000
Presenter and Member of the Drafting Committee
VI and VII Plenary
Assemblies of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC)

1997 – 2002
Member
International Theological Commission, Vatican City

1998
Expert
Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for Asia
Vatican City

Member
Ordinary Council of the General Secretariat of the
Synod of Bishops
Vatican City

2003-present
Member
Office of Theological Concerns
FABC

2003-present
Chairperson
Episcopal Commission on the Doctrine of the Faith
CBCP

2004
Delegate of the Philippines VIII Plenary Assembly of the FABC 
Daejeon, South Korea

2005
Elected Delegate of the Philippines
XI General Assembly of the Synod of
Bishops
Vatican

2005-2011
Board of Directors
Pondo ng Pinoy Community Foundation and Chair
of the Programs Committee

2005-2008
Elected Member of the Council of the Synod of Bishops
Vatican

2006
Presentor
Asian Mission Congress, Chiang Mai Thailand
19-22 October

2007
Elected Bishop Chair of the Office of Theological Concerns
FABC

Elected Delegate of the Philippines to the XII General Assembly of the
Synod of Bishops Vatican
October 2008

2008-present
Elected Member of the Permanent Council of the Synod of Bishops
Vatican

2009
Head of Drafting Committee
IX Plenary Assembly of FABC Manila
August 2009

2010
Appointed Apostolic Visitator of Seminaries in Papua New Guinea and
Solomon Islands

2012
Chairman
Pondo ng Pinoy Community Foundation

2012
Member
Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education
June 2012

2012
Appointed Member of the XIII General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on
the New Evangelization
Vatican
October 2012

2012
Appointed Vice-President of the Commission for the Message of the
XIII General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization Vatican
October 2012

2013
Appointed Member Pontifical Council for the Family
January 2013

Appointed Member Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant People
January 2013

2014
Appointed Member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
February 2014

2014
Appointed President-Delegate of the 3rd Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on
the Family
October 2014

2014
Appointed Member of the Sacred Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of
Apostolic Life
March 2014

2014
Appointed Member of the Sacred Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
September 2014

 

D.  AWARDS

 


Doctor in Humanities honoris causa
Far Eastern University

March 30, 2012
Doctor in Humanities honoris causa
San Beda College

June 19, 2013
Doctor in Humanities honoris causa
De La Salle University, Dasmariñas

June 24, 2013
Outstanding Manilan 2013

August 1, 2013
Doctor in Humanities honoris causa
Xavier University
Cagayan de Oro

August 16, 2013
Doctor in Humanities honoris causa
Holy Angel University
Pampanga

March 28, 2014
Doctor in Humanities honoris causa
Fordham University
New York, USA

May 17, 2014
Doctor in Humanities honoris causa
Catholic University, Washington, DC
USA




(updated September 13, 2014)