Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales
Archbishop of Manila
Aug 10, 1932
Mar 24, 2006
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English Aug 11, 2016
Duterte on the right track
President Rodrigo Duterte has found an ally in the Catholic hierarchy—Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales — who said fault-finders were wrong to think they had a monopoly over righteousness.
English Apr 13, 2015
Even if 99 percent favor divorce what is wrong is wrong
The Archbishop Emeritus of Manila, Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales (pictured above), has spoken out strongly against divorce after a poll showed that 60% of Filipinos thought that the practice should be made legal.
German May 09, 2010
Philippinen: Kardinal Rosales wird keine Demonstrationen anführen
Italian May 06, 2010
Filippine: il cardinale Rosales esclude di guidare una mobilitazionbe contro i brogli elettorali
English May 06, 2010
Mitra backs Cardinal’s view on People Power
English Jan 18, 2010
Cardinal raps ‘excessive show of faith’ for Nazarene
Italian Aug 13, 2009
Anno Sacerdotale: il cardinale di Manila promuove il “Libro delle intenzioni per i sacerdoti”
Iniziativa dell’arcivescovo Rosales per coinvolgere i laici nella celebrazione dell’Anno sacerdotale indetto da Benedetto XVI. Nella parrocchie della capitale è disponibile un libro in cui fedeli e comunità scrivono le loro preghiere particolari e segnalano novene, rosari, opere di carità e fioretti compiuti per i sacerdoti della diocesi.
English Aug 03, 2009
For "Tita Cory," A Cardinal's Sendoff
Brought to the Filipino Presidency in the 1986 "People Power" revolution led by the titanic Cardinal Jaime Sin, the heavily Catholic island-nation is mourning Corazon Aquino following her death early Saturday at 76.
English May 14, 2009
Cardinal Rosales vows to assist workers amid crisis
Italian Apr 13, 2009
Cardinale di Manila: non un “piano di stimoli”, ma vera carità che deriva dal cuore
È il messaggio diffuso dal card. Gaudencio Rosales per la Domenica delle Palme. In tempo di crisi economica anche una “semplice donazione” può essere il segno di una “vera volontà di cambiamento”. Dal 1975 Caritas Manila propone per la Pasqua una iniziativa a favore dei bisognosi.
Italian Apr 01, 2009
Filippine: il cardinale Rosales ha aderito all'Ora della Terra
German Feb 08, 2009
Der Kardinal von Manila setzt Summorum Pontificum außer Kraft
English Dec 21, 2008
Cardinal Rosales: The poor have again lost
English Dec 12, 2008
Cardinal Rosales throws support behind Calatagan farmers
German Oct 25, 2008
Kein Kleingeld wegen Spendenaktion
English Oct 20, 2008
Cardinal, reflecting on crisis, blames greed for high poverty
Reflecting on the global financial crisis that has led to crashing stock markets and the demise of Wall Street icons, Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales said the reason behind poverty is the unbridled greed of some people.
English Sept 08, 2008
Cardinal leads anti-health bill drive
Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales and the Archdiocese of Manila have initiated a signature campaign against the reproductive health bill pending in the House of Representatives.
English Jul 01, 2008
Cardinal slams pols living it up in Vegas
Philippines—A “sickness of democracy”—that was how the Archbishop of Manila Monday described the trip to Las Vegas of some politicians so they could watch the Manny Pacquiao-David Diaz fight while much of the country was reeling from the devastation of Typhoon “Frank” (international codename: Fengshen).
English May 22, 2008
Celibate homosexuals can be priests: Filipino cardinal
A leading prelate in the Philippines has said that homosexual men can be ordained to the priesthood, despite a Vatican statement to the contrary.
English May 20, 2008
Cardinal Rosales says gay priests OK but ...
The Manila Archbishop Monday said that having homosexual Catholic priests wouldn’t be “too bad” as long as they didn’t “act out” their “tendencies.”
Tagalog Dec 24, 2007
Cardinal Rosales pumalag sa utos ng NSO
Nadismaya si Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales sa direktiba ng National Statistics Office na lahat ng mga pari ay dadaan sa pagsasanay ng NSO ukol sa pagdadaos (o pag-solemnize) ng kasal.
English Sept 09, 2007
Stop Praying for Rain, Cardinal Tells Faithful
This was the comment of the faithful after heavy rains inundated Manila and parts of Luzon since early August. The rains were caused by series of typhoons that hit the Philippines the past three weeks, killing scores of people, rendering tens of thousands homeless and causing damage to properties amounting to millions of pesos.
Tagalog Sept 07, 2007
Cardinal Rosales takot ba sa katotohanan? – Lacson
Tinuligsa ni Senador Panfilo Lacson nitong Lunes ang pagtutol ni Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales na muling imbestigahan ng Senado ang kontrobersyal na “Hello, Garci" tape at sinabing maaari ring ipatawag sa pagdinig ang lider ng Simbahang Katolika.
English Sept 07, 2007
Priest's formation is continuous
A newly opened church center will host programs for "permanent" formation of all priests, not just "troubled" priests, said the chairman of the Philippine bishops' Episcopal Commission on Clergy.
Tagalog Aug 17, 2007
Tama na ang pagdarasal para umulan
Nanawagan si Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales nitong Huwebes sa mga mananampalataya na ihinto na ang Oratio Imperata Ad Petendam Pluviam o ang pagdarasal para umulan.
English Aug 11, 2007
Angel Thoughts
Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales who will turn 75 tomorrow, followed the Good Book and now has his vision for the Archdiocese of Manila down pat.
English Aug 08, 2007
Pope won’t let Rosales retire yet as Manila archbishop
Pope Benedict XVI has extended indefinitely the tenure of Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales as Manila Archbishop, rejecting the prelate’s customary resignation letter. Tomorrow, he turns 75 years old, the mandatory age for retirement of bishops.
English Aug 06, 2007
Cardinal Rosales reminds brides to wear proper clothing
Wedding Day should not be an excuse for brides and their entourages to wear "improper" attire in church.
English Aug 05, 2007
With Due Respect : Vision of Cardinal Rosales
When I started writing this weekly column on Feb. 11 this year, I laid out my basic belief that “every leader and every organization, big or small, must have a clear idea of what they ultimately want to accomplish, and of the specific ways to achieve the declared goals.”
English Aug 04, 2007
Cardinal Calls For Prayers For Rain During Dry Spell
Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales of Manila has called Catholics to pray for rain as power outrages hit cities and farms report losses amounting to millions of pesos due to low rainfall.
English Aug 01, 2007
Keep mall masses solemn, cardinal reminds Catholic flock
There’s nothing wrong with celebrating mass in shopping malls and department stores as long as its sanctity and solemnity are observed, according to Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales.
English Jul 11, 2007
Cardinal visits DC, says Mass at Basilica
Manila Archibshop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales, who has reportedly tendered his resignation with the Vatican, presided at a Mass for the 10th annual Filipino Pilgrimage of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage (Birhen Antipolo) at the Basilica of the Natonal Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on June 23.
English Jul 10, 2007
Manila cardinal promotes 'theology of crumbs'
In an expansive homily that drew applause, laughter and emotion at San Francisco‘s St. Anne of the Sunset Church, Cardinal Guadencio Rosales of Manila underscored the deep faith, generosity and hospitality of the Filipino culture and urged Filipinos living in the United States to use their cultural heritage as a leaven in American society.
English Jun 27, 2007
Use culture as leaven in society, cardinal urges Filipinos in U.S.
In a homily at a San Francisco church, Cardinal Guadencio Rosales of Manila, Philippines, underscored the deep faith, generosity and hospitality of the Filipino culture and urged Filipinos living in the United States to use their cultural heritage as a leaven in U.S. society.
English Jun 14, 2007
Cardinal Rosales sees no religious motive in Italian missionary's abduction
The Roman Catholic archbishop of Manila cautioned against attributing any religious motives to the abduction of an Italian missionary in the southern Philippines, on Wednesday calling it a criminal act.
English Apr 08, 2007
Easter message of Cardinal Rosales
Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales of Manila says Easter should remind us that in Christ there should never be any division, nor competition, but one vision of pursuing the love of God and the good of every human in the level ground of helping and inspiring everyone to share in the Kingdom of one Father of all.
English Mar 28, 2007
Promote truth, justice at start of Holy Week
In a pastoral letter to be read during Sunday Mass, Rosales said it is not enough to do works of mercy, but also to know why poverty and justice continue to exist, and then do something about it.
English Feb 27, 2007
Turn Lenten alms to food for children, cardinal urges Filipinos
Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales of Manila has appealed to the people of the Philippines to use their Lenten almsgiving to provide food for hungry children.
English Feb 16, 2007
Stop US GM food
Manila archbishop calls for a moratorium on the importation of genetically-modified GM food. He says scientists have already warned that GM crops and food products could harm the environment and human beings.
English Jan 01, 2007
Cardinal Rosales appeals for more ‘discipline’, ‘sacrifice’
Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales appealed for more discipline and sacrifice from Filipinos.
English Dec 22, 2006
Cardinal Rosales sends Christmas message
A poor understanding of peace has eluded the grasp of the country's Roman Catholics, Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales said Friday in a message ahead of Christmas Day on Monday.
English Dec 05, 2006
“Charity and prayer for Advent”
The archbishop of Manila tells Filipino Catholics that Christmas should not be experienced as a commercial festivity. It is instead a time to prepare one’s heart and conscience for the arrival of the Messiah.
Italian Oct 30, 2006
Card. Rosales ammirato dalla testimonianza dei migranti filippini
Dopo un mese di visite in Canada e Stati Uniti l’arcivescovo di Manila racconta la “forte fede” dei lavoratori all’estero e invita i filippini in patria a nutrire la speranza, valorizzando ciò che di “bello e vero” il Paese possiede.
English Jun 24, 2006
“New South Rail must not destroy lives of the poor”
To construct the railway tracks from Caloocan to Los Banos, the government has displaced thousands of very poor residents. The archbishop of Manila has written to vice-president De Castro in their defence.
English May 17, 2006
Cardinal tells police need to respect Human Rights
Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales of Manila told Metro Manila police at a spirituality seminar that they are "one with civilians" in promoting respect for human rights and for the country.
English May 07, 2006
Workers don't have to rally for wage hike
Workers set to fill the streets on Labor Day primarily to demand a wage increase have found an ally in Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales.
English Apr 30, 2006
Give Earth back its primal strength
From one of the most infamous symbols of environmental destruction in the world, an apology to Mother Earth and a reprimand to humanity rang out yesterday.
English Apr 27, 2006
Gaudencio Rosales: A cardinal for a green Earth
In an age of chronic political disunity, at a time when we have come to expect it play its hand in politics, the Philippine Catholic Church has a most silent prince at its helm.
English Apr 27, 2006
Cardinal Rosales urges Filipinos to be humble ....
Cardinal Rosales urges Filipinos to be humble and forgiving for a joyous Easter
English Apr 22, 2006
Pope urges Philippines to evangelise the East, says Cardinal Rosales
Back from Rome and his fresh nomination as cardinal, the archbishop of Manila speaks to his faithful about his meetings with Benedict XVI, who reiterated Filipinos’ “special role” in spreading Christian witness in Asia and the world.
Italian Apr 21, 2006
Il Papa invita le Filippine a “evangelizzare l’Oriente”
Di ritorno da Roma, dove ha ricevuto la porpora cardinalizia, l’arcivescovo di Manila  parla ai suoi fedeli degli incontri con Benedetto XVI, che gli ha ribadito il “ruolo speciale” dei filippini nel diffondere la testimonianza cristiana in Asia e nel mondo.
English Apr 05, 2006
All set for Rosales’ first Mass as cardinal
The country’s Catholic hierarchy is set to celebrate today the recent elevation of Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales to the College of Cardinals in Vatican City with a thanksgiving Mass at the Manila Cathedral to be attended by local and foreign officials.
English Apr 05, 2006
In 1st Mass, Rosales thanks his 2 fathers
Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales yesterday thanked two “fathers” during the first Mass he celebrated in the country as a new “Prince of the Church.”
English Apr 04, 2006
Arroyo, Cardinal Rosales share optimism for country
Sharing the optimism imparted by the country’s newest Prince of the Church, Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said she believed the political noise would soon die down and the path to growth would be cleared.
English Apr 02, 2006
Cardinal of catechesis
Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales received his red hat as a prince of the Church last Friday.  Most profiles of our cardinal published in the secular mass media immediately take note of his work as an environmentalist and an outspoken activist for alleviating the plight of the poor.
English Mar 29, 2006
Forty-eight years of service to the Lord
His eminence, Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales, was ordained into the priesthood on March 23, 1958, marking the fulfillment of a vocation that he had harbored since childhood. At the age of 8, Cardinal Rosales had articulated the desire to serve God in a priestly vocation. At the age of 15, he pursued this desire by entering the San Jose Minor Seminary.
English Mar 26, 2006
Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales
I am going to pick up my costume, Cardinal-elect Gaudencio Rosales, archbishop of Manila told his presbyteral council before he left for Rome last March 17. By Teodoro Bacani Jr.
English Mar 24, 2006
Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales
I am going to pick up my costume, Cardinal-elect Gaudencio Rosales, archbishop of Manila told his presbyteral council before he left for Rome last March 17. By Teodoro Bacani Jr.
English Feb 25, 2006
Pope to make Archbishop Rosales cardinal
Pope Benedict XVI has chosen Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Rosales as among the first 15 cardinals of his pontificate, the Philippine bishops’ office said Wednesday.
English Feb 25, 2006
New Filipino Cardinal to Lead EDSA 1 Celebration
Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Rosales will lead the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the 1986 people power revolt on Saturday with a Mass at noon at the historic EDSA Shrine in Mandaluyong City.
English Feb 24, 2006
Philippines gets new cardinal
Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Rosales as Cardinal. This piece of good news was made by outgoing Vatican Representative to the Philippines Archbishop Antonio Franco during a mass held at the Manila Cathedral.
English Feb 24, 2006
CBCP welcomes election of Rosales as a Cardinal
Catholic Church leaders led by Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) President Archbishop Angel Lagdameo yesterday welcomed the news of the election of Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Rosales to the cardinalate.
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