His Eminence
LUIS ANTONIO GOKIM CARDINAL TAGLE
Archbishop of Manila

Personal

Birthday:

21 June 1957

Birthplace:

Manila

Father:

Manuel Topacio Tagle, Sr.

Mother:

Milagros Gokim Tagle

Brother:

Manuel Gokim Tagle, Jr.

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

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 theCollege 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 City), 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 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

Awards

April 2002

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

April 22, 2014

Doctor in Humanities honoris causa Angeles University Foundation, Angeles, Pampanga

May 17, 2014

Doctor in Humanities honoris causa Catholic University, Washington, DC, USA

August 4, 2014

Doctorate in Humanities honoris causa Australian Catholic University

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