Fr. card. Robert Sarah thanked on Twitter for all the news he had received after his resignation from the function of Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. In the entry he called everyone to pray and be faithful to Christ “by following him on the way of the cross”.
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Pope Francis accepted the resignation submitted by the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Cardinal Robert Sarah, in connection with reaching retirement age.
Cardinal Sarah, a native of Guinea, turned 75 last June. He worked in the Vatican for 20 years, beginning with the pontificate of John Paul II. In 2001 he became secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Nations.
In 2010, Benedict XVI appointed him president of the Cor Unum Pontifical Council, which coordinated the Church’s charitable activities. Shortly thereafter, he received the dignity of a cardinal.
In 2014, Pope Francis appointed him Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.
The priest thanks and asks for prayer
Card. Sarah posted a post on Twitter expressing thanks for all the messages she received.
I am deeply thanked for the thousands of messages that reached me yesterday from all over the world. Now this is my Lenten retreat. I am calling you to pray in the great silence of God. Let us be faithful to Christ by following him on the way of the Cross
– wrote Cardinal Robert Sarah.
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