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Robert Sarah

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Robert Sarah (French: [ʁɔbɛ:ʁ saʁa]; born 15 June 1945) is a Guinean prelate of the Catholic Church. A cardinal since 20 November 2010, he was prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments from 23 November 2014 to 20 February 2021. Sarah previously served as secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples under Pope John Paul II and president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum under Pope Benedict XVI. Sarah has been a forceful advocate for the defense of traditional Catholic teaching on questions of sexual morality and the right to life, and in denouncing Islamic radicalism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Sarah has received more than 502,222 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Robert Sarah is the 958th most popular religious figure (down from 898th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Guinea and the most popular Guinean Religious Figure.

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  • 500k

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  • 58.84

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Robert Sarah ranks 958 out of 2,238Before him are Antipope Innocent III, Praxedes, Otto of Bamberg, Paula of Rome, Ravi Shankar, and Edith Cavell. After him are Germanus I of Constantinople, Mechtilde, Petrus Gonsalvus, Ibn Sa'd, Julia Pastrana, and Vincent Pallotti.

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Among people born in 1945, Robert Sarah ranks 88Before him are Marthe Keller, Türkan Şoray, Van Morrison, Gary Brooker, Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, and Yochanan Vollach. After him are Milo Manara, John Fogerty, Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, Massimo Moratti, Jessye Norman, and Bob Gunton.

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Among people born in Guinea, Robert Sarah ranks 4 out of 43Before him are Alpha Condé (1938), Lansana Conté (1934), and Ahmed Sékou Touré (1922). After him are Samori Ture (1830), Mory Kanté (1950), Louis Lansana Beavogui (1923), Moussa Dadis Camara (1964), Nanfadima Magassouba (null), Solomana Kante (1922), Cellou Dalein Diallo (1952), and Ibrahima Kassory Fofana (1954).


Among religious figures born in Guinea, Robert Sarah ranks 1

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