Robert Cardinal Sarah
His Eminence Robert Cardinal Sarah is Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.
Articles by Robert Cardinal Sarah
Just hours ago I was at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris. As I entered the gutted church, and contemplated its ruined vaults, I could not help but see in it a symbol of the situation of Western civilization and of the Church in Europe.
As you know, what was called “the liturgical movement” in the early twentieth century was the intention of Pope Saint Pius X, expressed in another motu proprio entitled Tra le sollicitudini (1903), to restore the liturgy so as to make its treasures more accessible, so that it might also become again the source of authentically Christian life.