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New Anglican Communion bishops receive induction in Canterbury, Lambeth and the ACO

Archbishop Justin Welby will today welcome 29 new Anglican bishops from around the world to his official residence Lambeth Palace.

07 February 2019

Bishop laments “the long accumulation of misdeeds” on Sri Lanka’s Independence Day

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey of the Church of Ceylon has said that a gap has opened between the nation’s rulers and those who are ruled.

06 February 2019

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

Diocese of Colombo to plant 20,000 trees in day-long environmental push

An environmental project will see the Church of Ceylon’s Diocese of Colombo plant 20,000 trees in a single day: 24 September 2019.

12 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

Royal visitors for Anglican Trinity College in Kandy, Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan Anglican school founded by a Church Missionary Society priest in 1872 was visited by the Earl of Wessex this week.

02 February 2018

IASCUFO Communiqué 2017

The communiqué from the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order following their meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

15 December 2017

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