Our Patrons

Patrons



We are delighted to have the support of Catholic and Anglican Bishops. They enthusiastically express their commitment to the work of the Friends of the Holy Land. Here are messages of support from our five Patrons.

His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster

The development of Friends of the Holy Land will make it a more effective expression of our support for brave fellow Christians in all the difficulties they face"

The Most Revd. and Rt. Hon. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

"I am very pleased to have become a patron to the Friends of the Holy Land. I support the essential work this charity is doing in the Holy Land, giving practical help and moral support to those in the greatest need"

The Rt. Revd. and Rt. Hon. Lord Williams of Oystermouth

"We have always relied on the historic presence of Christians in the Holy Land. They need our help now to sustain themselves in hard times’

The Most Rev. Patrick Kelly, Archbishop Emeritus of Liverpool

"... an excellent and very practical way of supporting the local Church in the Holy Land."

The Rt. Revd 
Dr. Michael Langrish

"We have always relied on the historic presence of Christians in the Holy Land. They need our help now to sustain themselves in hard times’

The Most Rev. Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham

"I am very pleased to support this work being carried out in aid of the Christians in the Holy Land. I am glad to be associated with the FHL and regard this as a very effective way in which to show our support for our brothers and sisters in these Christian communities of the Holy Land."

The Most Rev. Malcolm McMahon, Archbishop of Liverpool

"The work of supporting the Christian communities in the Holy Land is of the utmost importance for all Christians throughout the world.  I am grateful to the Friends of the Holy Land for the initiatives which they have taken in this respect and they are very worthy of our material support and our prayers"

The Rt. Revd. Christopher Chessun, Bishop of Southwark

"Our Christian brothers and sisters in the land of our Lord's birth, death and resurrection are a very small minority.  As such the bonds of solidarity in prayer and friendship such as those extended by FHL are vital.  I am glad to support the work of the Friends as a Patron"