Cardinal Sarah named prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship [CWN]

Pope Francis has named Cardinal Robert Sarah, the president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, as the new prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the …

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Cardinal Sarah, huh? Why can I see in several hundred years someone named Dan Brown VI digging this news story up as evidence that women were bishops in the 21st century……

Cardinal Robert Sarah. He is from Guinea. He is African.

Traditionalists should be calmed, if not happy.

***The profile of Robert Sarah, a Curia member with a long experience serving as a pastor in Africa, is rather traditional: On 24 October he had a meeting with priests taking part in the annual Roman pilgrimage of faithful that celebrate mass according to the Old Rite. Hia arrival as head of the dicastery for Worship is therefore unlikely to herald any innovations in the liturgical field. *Read More

-Tim-

The “anybody is better than” crowd over at Fr. Zuhlsdorf’s blog chime in…

wdtprs.com/blog/2014/11/new-prefect-of-divine-worship-and-discipline-of-the-sacraments/

It is all interesting for a few moments but really not much to see here down in the pews. And now back to our regularly scheduled program. :coffeeread:

-Tim-

Excellent choice.

:thumbsup:

catholicherald.co.uk/commentandblogs/2014/11/24/we-can-expect-clarity-and-leadership-from-cardinal-sarah/

If we are afraid to proclaim the truth of the gospel, if we are ashamed to denounce serious deviations in moral matters, if we accommodate ourselves to this world of moral laxity and religious and ethical relativism, if we are afraid vigorously to denounce the abominable laws of this new global ethic, concerning marriage, the family in all its forms, and abortion, laws in total opposition to the laws of nature and of God, and that nations and western culture promote and impose through the mass media and their economic power, then the prophetic words of Ezekiel will fall on us as a serious divine reproach.”

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