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Prime Minister assures government aid to develop places of worship

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe is promising government financial assistance to develop all religious places of worship.


“Don’t stick political labels on me ” – Cardinal

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.


Time has come to defeat religious extremism – Cardinal Ranjith

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.


Sri Lankan appointed Secretary of Vatican’s Inter-religious Dialogue

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.


Cardinal condemns Minister’s statement

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’.


Cardinal Ranjith calls on Pope

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.


Cardinal appreciative of all well-wishers

Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith is acknowledging the assistance rendered by all parties who stood in solidarity in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday massacre.


Poson Week begins today

The Ministry of Internal and Home Affairs has announced a national Poson Week, starting today (12).


All Sri Lankans must stand up to communalism – Mangala

Every citizen of every faith, from Dondra Head to Point Pedro, should stand up for a new Sri Lanka, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.


Poson to be celebrated in all corners of the country-PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that all arrangements have been made to celebrate the Poson festival


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