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Quevedo sees awesome responsibility in appointment as cardinal

Orlando Cardinal Quevedo of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. INQUIRER file photo

The newly installed cardinal from Mindanao admitted Monday evening that his elevation to his new post in the Catholic Church hierarchy means greater responsibility in working for peace, harmony and development-building in Mindanao and the country as a whole.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Francis criticized Church at conclave’

Pope Francis. AP FILE PHOTO

Pope Francis issued a strong critique of the Church before the College of Cardinals just hours before it selected him as the new Pontiff, according to comments published on Tuesday by a Roman Catholic magazine in Cuba.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cardinals set Tuesday as start date for conclave

German Cardinal Walter Kasper, left, shares a word with Indian Cardinal George Alencherry in St. Peter's Square following a cardinals' meeting, at the Vatican, Thursday, March 7, 2013. Cardinals from around the world are gathered inside the Vatican on the fourth day of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope, amid scandals inside and out of the Vatican and the continued reverberations of Benedict XVI's decision to retire. AP/Alessandra Tarantino

Cardinals have set Tuesday as the start date for the conclave to elect the next pope, signaling that they were wrapping up a week of discussions about the problems of the church and who best among them might lead it.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Church-gov’t ties thawing

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WARMING UP. All seems well for Church and government leaders as Cardinals Gaudencio Rosales and Luis Antonio Tagle pose for a photo with President Aquino and Vice President Jejomar Binay after a Thanksgiving Mass at San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church in Paco, Manila, on Saturday. RICHARD A. REYES

Although temperatures are falling, it may already be spring for the Catholic Church and Malacañang. Signaling a thawing of relations between Church and State, President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday turned up at San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church in Paco, Manila, to hear Thanksgiving Mass for the elevation of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle to the College of Cardinals.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tagle or Palma is next cardinal—Church execs

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Following the death of Jose Cardinal Sanchez, either Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle or Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma will likely be named a cardinal when Pope Benedict XVI calls for the next consistory, according to Church officials.

Posted: March 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »