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Cardinal Tagle speaks on "cultural intelligence" at IEC

Nuns attending the International Eucharistic Congress at Cebu, Philippines. Thursday's keynote speaker was Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle.  - EPA

Nuns attending the International Eucharistic Congress at Cebu, Philippines. Thursday's keynote speaker was Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle. - EPA

28/01/2016 10:41

(Vatican Radio) The 51st International Eucharistic Congress is taking place this week in Cebu, Philippines.

The event brings together thousands of people from around the world, to worship together and to celebrate the Eucharist.

The head of Vatican Radio’s English Section, Seán Patrick Lovett is in Cebu for the Congress. He said Thursday’s highlight was the address by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, who spoke on the topic of “The Eucharist and Culture.” The Cardinal spoke of the need for a kind of “cultural intelligence,” which he defined as “a cultural awareness that allows us to meet people where they are at.”

Listen to Seán Patrick Lovett’s report:

28/01/2016 10:41