Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (O.E.S.S.H.)

Knights of the Holy Sepulchre

Also known as: Ritterorden vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem (Deutsch) / Orden del Santo Sepulcro de Jerusalén (español) / Ordre du Saint-Sépulcre (français) / Ordine Equestre del Santo Sepolcro di Gerusalemme (Italiano) / Ordem Eqüestre do Santo Sepulcro de Jerusalém (Português) / Orde van het Heilig Graf (Nederlands) / Den Heliga gravens av Jerusalem riddarorden (Svenska) / 至尊耶路撒冷聖墓騎士團 (正體中文) / Ordo Equestris Sancti Sepulcri Hierosolymitani (latine)

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Type: Military Order of Diocesan Right (for Men)

Patron Saint: Blessed Virgin Mary Queen of Palestine

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History

Contact Info

Address: 00120, Vatican City State

Phone: +39 06.68.28.121

Superiors

Grand Master:ItalyCardinal Fernando Filoni (78)Cardinal Fernando Filoni (斐洛尼) (78) (2019.12.08 – ...)
Grand Prior:PalestineCardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. (59)Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M. (59) (2016.06.24 – ...)
Assessor:ItalyArchbishop Tommaso Caputo (73)Archbishop Tommaso Caputo (73) (2019.09 – ...)

Past Superiors

Grand Master:USACardinal Edwin Frederick O’Brien (85)Cardinal Edwin Frederick O’Brien (85) (2012.03.15 – 2019.12.08)
Grand Master:USACardinal John Patrick Foley (2007.12.22 – 2011.08.29)
Grand Master:ItalyCardinal Carlo Furno (1995.12.21 – 2007.06.27)
Grand Master:ItalyCardinal Giuseppe Caprio (高理耀) (1988.12.14 – 1995.12.21)
Grand Master:BelgiumCardinal Maximilien de Fürstenberg (1972.03 – 1988.09.22)
Grand Master:FranceCardinal Eugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent Tisserant (1960.08.19 – 1972.02.21)
Grand Master:ItalyCardinal Nicola Canali (1940.07.16 – 1960.08.19)
Grand Master:ItalyPope Pius XII (1939.03.02 – 1940.07.16)
Grand Master:ItalyPope Pius XI (1922.02.06 – 1939.02.10)
Grand Master:ItalyPope Benedict XV (1914.09.03 – 1922.01.22)
Grand Master:ItalySaint Pope Pius X (1907 – 1914.08.20)
Grand Master:PalestinePatriarch Luigi Piavi, O.F.M. (1889.08.28 – 1905.01.24)
Grand Master:PalestinePatriarch Giovanni Vincenzo Bracco (1873.03.21 – 1889.06.19)
Grand Master:SyriaPatriarch Giuseppe Valerga (1847.10.04 – 1872.12.02)
Pro-Grand Master:USACardinal Edwin Frederick O’Brien (85)Cardinal Edwin Frederick O’Brien (85) (2011.08.29 – 2012.03.15)
Pro-Grand Master:USACardinal John Patrick Foley (2007.06.27 – 2007.12.22)
Grand Prior:PalestinePatriarch Fouad Twal (83)Patriarch Fouad Twal (83) (2008.06.21 – 2016.06.24)
Grand Prior:PalestinePatriarch Michel Sabbah (91)Patriarch Michel Sabbah (91) (1987.12.11 – 2008.06.21)
Grand Prior:PalestinePatriarch Giacomo Giuseppe Beltritti (1970.11.25 – 1987.12.11)
Grand Prior:PalestinePatriarch Alberto Gori, O.F.M. (1962 – 1970.11.25)
Assessor:ItalyArchbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto (81)Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto (81) (2017.12.29 – 2019.09)
Assessor:ItalyArchbishop Antonio Franco (87)Archbishop Antonio Franco (87) (2013.03.22 – 2017.12)
Assessor:USAArchbishop Giuseppe De Andrea (2008.01.12 – 2013.03.22)
Assessor:PolandArchbishop Edward Nowak (84)Archbishop Edward Nowak (84) (2007.05.05 – 2008.01.12)
Assessor:ItalyArchbishop Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo (later Cardinal) (2001 – 2006)

Deceased Bishops (3 Cardinals, 1 Bishop)

1730: ItalyCardinal Benedetto Pamphili, O.E.S.S.H., Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Via Lata, Librarian of Vatican Apostolic Library, Archivist of Vatican Secret Archives and Archpriest of Papal Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran

1698: SpainBishop Miguel Jerónimo de Molina y Aragonés, O.E.S.S.H., Bishop of Lérida (Spain)

1682: PolandCardinal Friedrich von Hessen-Darmstadt, O.E.S.S.H., Cardinal-Deacon of S. Agata alla Suburra and Bishop of Wrocław (Poland)

1511: SpainCardinal Pedro Luis de Borja Llançol de Romaní, O.E.S.S.H., Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Via Lata in commendum, Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Spain) and Major Penitentiary of Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary

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