LUIS ANTONIO GOKIM CARDINAL TAGLE
LUIS ANTONIO GOKIM CARDINAL TAGLE
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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:(1969)             St. Andrew’s School, Parañaque City,

High School: (1973)              St. Andrew’s School, Parañaque City,

College: (1973)                      A.B. Philosophy

                                                 Ateneo de Manila University and San Jose Seminary,

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

EDUCATIONAL 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       24 October 2012
College of Cardinals              
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 lescienze                                 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

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

2013                Appointed Member Pontifical Council for the Family, January 2013

                        Appointed Member Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant People

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

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

(updated May 19, 2014)