in the cathedral church, the eighth of the archdiocese of manila, famous by the name of immaculate conception, we ourselves were fresent during the month of fedruary, walked through and honored wirt adsolutely outstanding rite of beatification of the martyr lorenzo ruiz we also, at that same time. through our voice, as it were and new liturgical splendor of minor basilica. and as to all requests, previously sent, according to law, both to the bishops' conference of the phihippines and to the congregation for the sacraments and confirmed, as it behooves, we are already highly pleased, by this letter and by the plenitude of our apostolic power. to approve and pronounce, that the earlier mentioned building, consecrated to god for the veneration of the blessed virgin mary,� indowed with all the rights and privileges which be give to whatever has to be abserved according to the decree "de titulo basilicae mimoris," edited on the 6" of june 1968 whatsoever contrery no the 6" of june 1968 whatsoever contrary notwihstanding.� given in rome, at st. peter's whit this title. we order however that careful consideration be given to whatever has to be observed according to the decree "de titulo basilicae minoris," edited on the 6" of june 1968 whatsoever contrary notwithstanding. given in rome, at st. peter's with seal of the fisherman's ring, on in 12th dat of april year 1981. the the third of our pontiticate.