Malacañan Palace
19 July 2016

After receiving the Archbishop-Emeritus of Cebu, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal on 13 July 2016, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomed in the Palace another ecclesiastical official of the Roman Catholic Church, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle.

Upon arriving in the Study Room of Malacañang, President Duterte held Cardinal Tagle’s hand in a gesture of “pagmamano” and exchanged pleasantries with the Archbishop.

Joining Cardinal Tagle was Archbishop Romulo Valles of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Davao, and they brought a framed prayer for the Inauguration of President Duterte as read on 30 June 2016 as a present.

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