August 29, 2011. (Romereports.com)
The Archbishop of Baltimore, Edwin Frederick O'Brien has been named Pro-Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. He will replace Cardinal John Patrick Foley who leaves because of health complications.
The Order of the Holy Sepulcher is one of the most active in the Holy Land. It has roughly 25,000 members who protect and care for the Holy Sepulcher, where according to tradition, Jesus was buried after being crucified.