Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith’

Sri Lankan religious leaders criticise new PM’s appointment as protests continue

Monday, May 16th, 2022
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Sri Lankan religious leaders, including Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, have criticised the president’s appointment of a new prime minister as unconstitutional and unethical. “The decision to appoint [Ranil] Wickremesinghe as the prime minister is in complete opposition to the will and aspirations of the people,” said Cardinal Ranjith after the announcement was made through the media Read more

Mass cancelled in Sri Lanka

Monday, April 29th, 2019
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Mass in Sri Lanka is cancelled indefinitely and churches closed. The closures follow a series of church and hotel bombings at Easter which killed over 250 people. The Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, said church officials had seen a leaked security document describing Catholic churches and other denominations as a major target for attackers. Read more