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Fresh details emerge as to why Cardinal John Njue was forced to resign

John Njue is a Kenyan Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was born in 1944 in Embu. He served as the fourth Archbishop of Nairobi from 2007 to 2021. He previously served as Coadjutor Archbishop of Nyeri from 2002 to 2007 and Bishop of Embu from 1986 to 2002. He was elevated to the rank of cardinal in 2007.

According to the Vatican, His Eminence John Cardinal Njue was ordained as a priest by Pope Paul VI on 6 January 1973. According to an announcement by the Holy See Press announced today that Pope Francis received and accepted the resignation of Cardinal John Njue from the pastoral governance of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nairobi in Kenya.

According to Nation Africa, Pope Francis had accepted his resignation, tendered after Cardinal John Njue attained the mandatory retirement age of 75 years as per the Catholic Church.

"Cardinal John Njue resigns." Tweeted by the Nation Africa.

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