American Cardinal Edwin O'Brien is the Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, which is a lay institution.
With the current instability, Cardinal O'Brien says that helping Christians in Israel is critical, as more and more feel limited in every day life.
CARD. EDWIN O'BRIEN
Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre
"To gain great support for the Church and the Christians of the Holy Land. I'm learning a lot day after day as far as what is going on there.”
The flight of Christians from the Holy Land has been an issue for years. Ironically, as native Israeli Christians continue to flee, thousands of Christian immigrants from other countries are arriving to the Holy Land, in hopes of finding employment.