ROME (EWTN News/CNA)—Archbishop Edwin O’Brien is calling upon Catholics to give renewed support to Christians in the Holy Land.
“Our population there is ebbing; we are now only about 2% of the total population,” he told EWTN News in Rome on Sept. 27.
“The holy places where Christ walked and where monuments are established to recall his words, his death and resurrection—they are now less and less frequented. Therefore, we must as good Christians around the world respect that patrimony.”
It has been one month since the Vatican asked 72-year-old Archbishop O’Brien to move from the Archdiocese of Baltimore to become the grand master of The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem....READ MORE