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Pope Francis accepts the resignation of Cardinal Sarah as prefect


"Today, the Pope accepted the resignation of my office as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship after my seventy-fifth birthday”, wrote cardinal Robert Sarah on Twitter shortly after thew official announce.

I am in God's hands. The only rock is Christ. We will meet again very soon in Rome and elsewhere”, he adds.

Pope Francis hasn't appointed a new Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.