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× Pope names Manila Cardinal Tagle to major Vatican post

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has named Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to a major Vatican post, in a move that could boost the Asian prelate's chances of perhaps someday becoming pontiff himself.



The Vatican announced Sunday that Cardinal Tagle, 62, will head the Congregation for the Evangelization of the Peoples.


The appointment of Cardinal Tagle as prefect of that office…

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