President Maithripala Sirisena attended the World Annual Bohra Conference today (04) which is currently underway at the Bohra Mosque in Bambalapitiya, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.
Women’s activists are angry and exasperated by police detaining women wearing sarees or dresses with the images of Hindu Deities on them.
Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (29) for a three-day visit, according to the Church of Ceylon.
Muslim women's rights activists say that although the Cabinet approval given to reform the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) is a positive sign for Muslim women, that alone does not address the issues faced by them.
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe is promising government financial assistance to develop all religious places of worship.
Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith is vehemently denying he is supporting a particular political formation or is a member of a political party, but defending his right to talk politics.
Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith says that it is the right time to defeat any religious ideology that destroys another faith or community in the name of God.
Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Indunil Janakaratne Kodithuwakku Kankanamalage, a Sri Lankan priest as Secretary of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue (PCID) last Wednesday (03 July), according to Vatican news.
Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith condemns the statement made by a Minister whom he said ‘told to open more nightclubs and casinos to promote tourism industry’.
Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith met with Pope Francis in the Vatican yesterday (20), where he briefed the Pontiff on the situation in the country in the wake of the Easter attacks.