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Melani Manel Perera
Card Ranjith calls for prayers and fasting after dengue kills 225 people this year
The capital region is the most affected area. Mosquito breeding has been made worse by heavy rains. Colombo's archbishop called for “acts of fasting and penance in expiation for our weaknesses and sins."
05/08/2010 SRI LANKA
Archbishop of Colombo: help those affected by war and tsunami in the new Year of the Eucharist
In a letter sent to all parishes, Mgr. Malcolm Ranjith announced that on August 29 a special Year of the Eucharist will begin in the Archdiocese of Colombo. The Archbishop invites everyone to visit the parishes of the north and east of the country, "to help them rebuild their churches and restore their original communities”.
09/11/2017 12:52:00 SRI LANKA
Card Ranjith calls for a ban on Sunday classes to save catechism
Colombo's archbishop wrote a letter to the president of Sri Lanka saying that children are too busy with classes and can no longer run and play.
02/12/2011 SRI LANKA
Card Ranjith: read, study, pray, live, celebrate and share the Word of God
The archbishop of Colombo presents the Year of the Word of God (27 November-10 October 2012), which “is the very foundation of committed Christian living.”
05/12/2017 17:37:00 SRI LANKA
Wewala celebrates 75 years of the Church of St Francis Xavier
Card Malcolm Ranjith led the Mass. The archbishop of Colombo urges Catholics to "work for the liberation of others" and "to become the saviours of our brothers and sisters and to practice faith as true followers of Jesus".
20/04/2016 16:06:00 SRI LANKA
For Card Ranjith, despite evil’s temptations, God continues to generate vocations
In his message to Sri Lanka’s Catholics on World Day of Prayer for Vocations, the archbishop of Colombo called for prayers and support for education so as to “encourage many more to follow” those already consecrated. For the Rector of the National Seminary, the vocation to the religious life “is a seed planted by God that germinates and grows in a human heart when there is a genuine and positive response on the part of the recipient.”
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