Cardinal Advincula tests positive for COVID-19

Manila Archbishop Jose F. Cardinal Advincula tested positive for COVID-19, the Archdiocese of Manila Chancery Office confirmed on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.

“His Eminence Jose F. Cardinal Advincula, Archbishop of Manila, tested positive with COVID-19. Aside from a slight fever, he does not feel any other symptoms. He is on quarantine, observing strict protocols. Doctors are also monitoring his condition,” according to the statement signed by Fr. Reginald Malicdem, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Manila.

Fr. Malicdem also asked the faithful to pray for Cardinal Advincula and those who are infected by coronavirus.

“We appeal for your prayers for His Eminence and for all those who are sick with COVID-19,” Fr. Malicdem said.

Cardinal Advincula was appointed as the Archbishop of Manila last March 25, 2021. (Jheng Prado/RCAM-AOC)



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