Saturday, April 11, 2015

A Pope from Black Africa

He would be the first in history. And he could be next. Name: Robert Sarah. Author of a revelatory book

by Sandro Magister

His name is Robert Sarah, an African from Guinea, 70 years old. He was for the most part an unknown, until a book-length interview with him published in France a month ago revealed his impressive profile. Francis surprisingly promoted him last November as prefect of the Vatican congregation for divine worship, a key appointment for his new curia in the process of reform.

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Cardinal Sarah
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