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Bishop of Colombo concerned about removal of Prime Minister and dissolution of Parliament

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey has responded “with shock and great dismay” to the “arbitrary” removal of Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister.

16 November 2018

Bishops speak out on resumption of death penalty for drugs offenders in Sri Lanka

The bishops of the Church of Ceylon have spoken out after reports that Sri Lanka’s government is set to reinstate the death penalty.

18 July 2018

Bishop appeals for prayer after attacks on Muslims leads to state of emergency

The senior Anglican bishop in Sri Lanka has spoken out against an outbreak of violence targeting Muslim communities in central Kandy.

14 March 2018

Sri Lankan bishop calls for political code of conduct after parliamentary fracas

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey of Colombo has called on Sri Lanka’s politicians to adopt of a code of conduct for parliamentarians.

05 February 2018

Christians in Sri Lanka celebrate 60 years of ecumenical partnership

The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka has held a service of thanksgiving for the 60th anniversary of the Christian Conference of Asia.

08 December 2017

Anglican-Roman Catholic unity takes shape in Canterbury and Rome

Pulpit swaps and shared retreats are among the ideas being developed to develop unity between Anglicans and Roman Catholics.

05 October 2016

Church implements disaster strategy after devastating floods

The Church of Ceylon has implemented its disaster management plan in response to devastating floods that have displaced around 225,000 people and seriously impacted a further 200,000. Heavy rains have resulted in the confirmed deaths of 92 people; and a significant number of injures. Scores of people remain missing.

24 May 2016