"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"

Cardinal Nichols was one of the pilgrims on the pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2007 that inspired Michael Whelan to found Friends of the Holy Land and has been a firm supporter through the life of FHL.  

Read more about our history here.

Cardinal Nichols recorded this message for our 10th anniversary:

The Cardinal also recorded an interview with our Chairman, Jim Quinn when he raised £85,000 through the generosity of the Catholic parishioners of the Archdioceses of Liverpool, Birmingham and Westminster on the occasion of his joining the College of Cardinals.