Thomasian archbishop Advincula elevated to College of Cardinals

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Capiz Archbishop Jose F. Advincula, DD is the newest Filipino addition to the College of Cardinals, in an announcement released by the Vatican earlier today.

Cardinal-designate Advincula finished theology and canon law studies in the University of Santo Tomas.

Prior to his appointment as Capiz Archbishop, Cardinal-designate Advincula was bishop of San Carlos. He also handled administrative positions in the St. Pius X Seminary, Immaculate Conception School of Theology, and the St. Joseph Regional Seminary.

Cardinal-designate Advincula now joins Filipino cardinals Luis Antonio Tagle, Gaudencio Rosales, and Orlando Quevedo.

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