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Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship, delivers the commencement address at Christendom College in Front Royal, Va., May 14, 2022.

Read Cardinal Sarah's commencement address at Christendom College

May 25, 2022

By CNA Staff

Addressing the graduates of Christendom College this month, Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship, focused... Read more

Cardinal Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, says Mass in the London Oratory for the Sacra Liturgia conference, July 6, 2016.

Sacra Liturgia conference to be held in San Francisco this summer

Feb 18, 2022

By Kate Olivera

The Archdiocese of San Francisco will host an internationally-recognized liturgical conference this summer.  Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah offers Mass in St. Peter's Basilica for his 50th anniversary of priesthood in 2019.

A look at Catholic newsmakers of 2021

Dec 29, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The past year had no shortage of news in the Catholic realm, both in the Vatican and beyond. Read on... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Sept. 28, 2019.

Cardinal Sarah calls Catholic priests to spiritual renewal in new book

Nov 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘If priests, if society look to God, then I think things will change,’ he said. Read more

Surgeon Domenico Veneziano with Cardinal Robert Sarah.

Surgeon who operated on Cardinal Sarah: ‘I could feel his holiness’

Sep 25, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Domenico Veneziano described the cardinal as “a very cultured and profound person.” Read more

Pope Francis at World Youth Day in Poland, July 2016.

Pope Francis to Medjugorje youth festival: Christ frees us ‘from the seduction of idols’

Aug 2, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

“Have the courage to live your youth by entrusting yourselves to the Lord and setting out on a journey with... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, in Rome on Nov. 25, 2014.

UPDATE: Surgeon provides details on Cardinal Sarah's robot-assisted surgery

Jul 29, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The 76-year-old cardinal's urological surgery was performed with the help of the da Vinci robot. Read more

Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary.

Cardinal Bo and Cardinal Sarah among speakers at Budapest International Eucharistic Congress

Apr 21, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The International Eucharistic Congress will take place in the Hungarian capital Sept. 5-12. Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah offers Mass in St. Peter's Basilica for his 50th anniversary of priesthood in 2019.

Cardinal Sarah asks Pope Francis to reinstate individual Masses at St. Peter’s Basilica

Mar 29, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Robert Sarah has asked Pope Francis to reinstate the celebration of private Masses at the side altars in St.... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, in Rome on Nov. 25, 2014.

Cardinal Sarah says he has ‘never opposed the pope’ in first interview since stepping down

Mar 10, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Robert Sarah said on Wednesday that claims that he and Pope Francis are enemies were false, in his first... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah. CNA file photo.

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Robert Sarah's resignation from divine worship congregation

Feb 20, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis on Saturday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Robert Sarah as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and... Read more

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Vatican’s liturgy congregation stresses importance of Sunday of the Word of God

Dec 19, 2020

The Vatican’s liturgy congregation issued a note Saturday encouraging Catholic parishes around the world to celebrate the Sunday of the... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, in Rome on Nov. 25, 2014.

Vatican permits priests to say up to four Masses on Christmas Day

Dec 17, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican’s liturgy congregation will permit priests to say up to four Masses on Christmas Day, the Solemnity of Mary,... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, offers Mass in the London Oratory, July 6, 2016.

Full text: Cardinal Sarah - 'Let us return to the Eucharist with joy'

Sep 14, 2020

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Vatican’s dicastery for liturgy and sacraments, sent a letter to bishops around the world,... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, at the Vatican, Feb. 10, 2015.

Cardinal Sarah: ‘We must return to the Eucharist’

Sep 12, 2020

In a letter to the leaders of the world’s episcopal conferences, the head of the Vatican’s office for worship and... Read more

Pope Francis on Pentecost, June 8, 2020.

Pope Francis adds three titles to Catholic litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Jun 20, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has approved the inclusion of three additional invocations in the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, at the Vatican, Feb. 10, 2015.

Cardinal Sarah remains head of Vatican liturgy department after 75th birthday

Jun 19, 2020

Cardinal Robert Sarah said Wednesday he would continue to serve as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship beyond his... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Vigano.

Vigano accuses Cardinal Sarah of causing him ‘harm’ in row over coronavirus letter

May 8, 2020

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has accused a Vatican cardinal of causing him “serious harm” in a bitter war of words... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.

Cardinal Sarah says he did not sign letter claiming coronavirus exploited for one-world government

May 7, 2020

The prefect of the Church’s dicastery for liturgy and sacraments is listed among the signers of an open letter that... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah.

Coronavirus victims have 'inalienable right' to priests' help, says Cardinal Sarah

Apr 9, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

In the coronavirus pandemic, the sick and dying cannot be denied the sacramental assistance of a priest, Cardinal Robert Sarah... Read more