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Cardinal Tagle tests positive for COVID-19

/ 10:45 PM September 11, 2020

FILE PHOTO. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle officiates the thanksgiving mass for the ministry as Archbishop of Manila in January 27, 2020. Pope Francis appointed Cardinal Tagle as prefect of the congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. EDWIN BACASMAS

MANILA, Philippines — Former Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, who is currently the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a Facebook post by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), it said that Tagle tested positive upon arrival in Manila from the Vatican on Thursday.

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CBCP said the 63-year-old Cardinal-Bishop is asymptomatic, and is currently in isolation

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BREAKING: Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle tests positive for #coronavirus upon his arrival in Manila yesterday, Vatican News reported. He is asymptomatic and in quarantine.

CBCP News 發佈於 2020年9月11日 星期五

“BREAKING: Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle tests positive for #coronavirus upon his arrival in Manila yesterday, Vatican News reported. He is asymptomatic and in quarantine,” CBCP said, sharing a tweet from Vatican News.

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