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Sri Lanka: Bishop Appeals For Release Of Political Prisoners
Eurasia Review

Sri Lanka: Bishop Appeals For Release Of Political Prisoners

By MISNA Mannar's Bishop Monsignor Rayappu Joseph has urged the new Sri Lankan government to repeal the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) as soon as possible and release all the political prisoners through the legal procedure, in a first step ... Eurasia Review, 8 hours ago

Eelam Tamils Make A Choice ,Take A Stand - Election January 2015

By 29 December, 2014 U thayan newspaper reported that Mannar Catholic Bishop Rev Rajappu Joseph in his Christmas night mass had stated that what the country needed was a President who would be sympathetic or supportive of ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago Catholic Bishops Conference statement on forthcoming Presidential election  Sri Lanka Island3 weeks ago

Bishop Joseph Rayappu's Welcoming Words to Pope Francis at Marian Shrine of Madhu

"Your Holiness presence here is an exceptional blessing to this Shrine and to all its devotees." Madhu, January 14, 2015 ( ) | 1 hit Here is the welcoming address delivered by Bishop Joseph Rayappu of Mannar to Pope Francis during ...
 Zenit2 weeks ago Pope Francis in Madhu today  Sri Lanka Daily News2 weeks ago Thousands at Madhu for Pope's blessings  Sri Lanka Daily News2 weeks ago Pope Francis: 'Mary Did Not Forget Her Suffering Children'  Zenit2 weeks ago

Will There Be Maithree And Yahapalanaya For Navy Occupied Mullikulam?

ByRukiFernando Last week, I went to Mullikulam, a beautiful and resourceful village in the Mannar district, which has been illegally occupied by the Navy for more than 7 years. It was my first visit for more than a year. The people didn't seem to ...
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader5 days ago
Sri Lanka Island

President visits Madhu church

President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Madhu church yesterday to invoke the blessings of Our Lady of Madhu. Here Bishop of Mannar the Rt. Rev. Rayappu Joseph blesses the President with the statue of Our Lady of Madhu. Bishop Joseph commended the ...
 Sunday Observer3 weeks ago Rev. Rayappu Joseph confident of President Rajapaksa's triumph  Lankapuvath3 weeks ago Church urges electorate to exercise franchise  Sri Lanka Island3 weeks ago
National Catholic Reporter

Pope's visit is one of four blessings of the New Year

Pope Francis (R) gestures alongside Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena (L) during a welcome ceremony at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake on January 13, 2015. Pope Francis arrived in Sri Lanka on January 13, bearing a ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 week ago POPE IN ASIA: Pope Francis thanks Sri Lankans for warm welcome  Asia News Network2 weeks ago Asians look forward to Pope Francis, healing  National Catholic Reporter2 weeks ago Warm welcome for Pope Francis  Sunday Observer2 weeks ago

Saint Joseph Vaz puts Lanka on world map

By Lalin Fernandopulle The Catholic Church of Sri Lanka turned a new chapter last week with the canonisation of its first saint, Joseph Vaz, revered as one of the greatest missionaries from Goa, India who rebuilt the church shattered by the 17th ...
 Sunday Observer1 week ago Pope Francis canonises Joseph Vaz, Sri Lanka's first saint  Samaylive2 weeks ago Father Joseph Vaz to be canonised a Saint on 304th death anniversary  Sunday Observer3 weeks ago
Catholic World Report

Pope Brings Hope For Tamils

By Easwaran Rutnam The visit of Pope Francis to the north last week brought hope for the Tamils who had long suffered as a result of a brutal war and an uncertain post war climate. Pope Francis visited the historic Madhu church for a mass, as ...
 Sri Lanka Sunday Leader1 week ago Pope Visits Shrine Where Thousands Took Refuge During Sri Lanka's Civil War  Noodls2 weeks ago 'Mary forgave her son's killers': The Pope on healing in Sri Lanka  Catholic World Report2 weeks ago Catholic Church seeking to ease Sri Lanka's ethnic tensions  Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago

Faithful flock to receive Pope's blessings

By Manjula Fernando Suchira Liyanaarachchi, her 7-year-old daughter and her mother were among the first to arrive at the Galle Face Green hoping to have a glimpse of the Pope Francis and be blessed by his touch. Travelling from Ja-Ela, she had ...
 Sunday Observer1 week ago

Goa Church's Dream Fulfilled with Fr Joseph Vaz being Canonized as Saint

by Juliana Fernandez- Team Mangalorean-Goa Margao: It was a Wednesday like no other for the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman. The pealing of church bells across the State at around 9 am was just a minor manifestation of the enormity of what was ...
 Mangalorean2 weeks ago
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