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


The Bishop of Mannar, Monsignor Rayappu Joseph, today said that a domestic investigation into allegations of human right violations cannot be trusted and that is the reason the Tamil people placed their faith in an international probe by the United ... Misna, 1 week 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 Currents2 months ago Catholic Bishops Conference statement on forthcoming Presidential election  Sri Lanka Island2 months 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 ...
 Zenit1 month ago Pope Francis in Madhu today  Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago Thousands at Madhu for Pope's blessings  Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago Pope Francis: 'Mary Did Not Forget Her Suffering Children'  Zenit1 month 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 Leader1 month 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 Observer2 months ago Rev. Rayappu Joseph confident of President Rajapaksa's triumph  Lankapuvath2 months ago Church urges electorate to exercise franchise  Sri Lanka Island2 months ago
New Indian Express

Capturing Human Devastation

In July, 2013, when activist filmmaker Leena Manimekalai went to Mullaitivu in Sri Lanka, she got a shock. Every single house and tree was bullet-ridden and bombed, she says. Leena met activist Jaya Lanka Ratnam, whose son, a militant, had been ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago
Indian Express

Taking charge

Both in the case of securing the release of the Kerala nurses and in the case of the Jesuit priest, the PM ignored his critics who charged him with a bias against minorities and went ahead to secure his goal quietly and efficiently. Securing the ...
 Indian Express3 days ago

Tamils protest against delay in UNHRC war crime report

Qadijah Irshad / 26 February 2015 University students and residents of Jaffna marched through the former war-torn peninsula demanding the United Nation's findings to be published as scheduled next month. ...
 Khaleej Times1 week ago A protest over the deferral of the UNHRC report  Sri Lanka Daily News1 week 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 month ago POPE IN ASIA: Pope Francis thanks Sri Lankans for warm welcome  Asia News Network1 month ago Asians look forward to Pope Francis, healing  National Catholic Reporter1 month ago Warm welcome for Pope Francis  Sunday Observer1 month 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 month ago Pope Francis canonises Joseph Vaz, Sri Lanka's first saint  Samaylive1 month ago Father Joseph Vaz to be canonised a Saint on 304th death anniversary  Sunday Observer2 months ago
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