Breaking Local News >> Archbishop O’Brien will head Holy Sepulcher, temporarily continue as apostolic administrator

The Catholic Review is reporting today that Pope Benedict XVI appointed Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien of Baltimore as pro-grand master of the Equestrian Order (Knights) of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem, based in Rome. The appointment was announced simultaneously in Rome and in Washington, Aug. 29. Read the entire story here.

Rocco Palmo of "Whispers in the Loggia" first broke the story on Saturday and has more today. Please be sure to read his excellent post as well.

To His Excellency, "Ad multos annos!"

Updates/comments, 3:55 PM, August 29th:

Rocco Palmo has now posted the video of the presser from this morning. It can be found here at his blog.