The Leader of the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka, Malcom Cardinal Ranjith explains a point at a media briefing on the burning issues in the country. He is flanked by Bishop of Kandy Dr. Vianney Fernando (R), Bishop of Chilaw cum Secretary General of the CBCSL Dr. Valence Mendis (not in Picture), Bishop of Trincomalee Dr. J. Kingsley Swampillai (L). Pic by Nishan S. Priyantha.
Catholic Church opposes
By Madura Ranwala and Norman Palihawadana
Alleging that Western powers had caused massive destruction in various parts of the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan, the leader of the Catholic Church of Sri Lanka, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith yesterday strongly objected to international intervention in Sri Lanka.
He said a direct dialogue with the TNA would help solve the problem easily as no party harboured ill will towards each other.
He also urged the government to fully implement LLRC recommendations. Read More....