Cardinal Tagle to speak at Catholic U.

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Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle will deliver the annual Cardinal John Dearden Lecture on "Gaudium et Spes after 50 Years: An Asian Reception," March 2 at 4:30 p.m., at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center at the Catholic University in Washington.

An alumnus of Catholic U., Cardinal Tagle earned his licentiate in sacred theology in 1987 and his doctorate in sacred theology in 1991. Archbishop of Manila since 2011, he was named a cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012. He was presented with an honorary doctoral degree in theology from Catholic U. in 2014.

The annual Cardinal John Dearden Lecture honors the late archbishop of Detroit who was known for his work to implement the teachings of Vatican II in the United States.

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