MANILA, Philippines – A thanksgiving Mass was held in Paco, Manila on Saturday for Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle.
President Benigno Aquino III attended the service at the San Fernando de dilao Parish, which celebrated Tagle's appointment as cardinal.
Last month, Pope Benedict the XVI chose Tagle and five others to join the College of Cardinals.
The body is responsible for electing the pope, who is the head of the Catholic Church. -- ANC