» 10/13/2011, 00.00
Melani Manel Perera
Card Ranjith to teachers, children are God’s gift, be committed to their education
The archbishop of Colombo speaks at the diocesan day for Catholic teachers who must help pupils recognise the “religious and moral values in their life” to become “mature and intelligent adults in society”.
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President Rajapaksa thanks the bishop of Colombo for the actions of the Church
Sri Lanka’s president and Mgr Ranjith, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka, meet in a warm tête-à-tête. Both hope for and are committed to state-Church co-operation to help the country’s development and the neediest social groups.
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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.”
11/12/2010 SRI LANKA
Colombo: President Rajapaksa "appreciates" the work of Cardinal Ranjith for the country
The newly appointed cardinal, says the head of state, is an "honor for the whole nation." Peace and harmony between religions, the most important efforts made by the Archbishop of Colombo in the service of the country. Cardinal confirms the work of Catholics for the unity of Sri Lanka and the fight against terrorism.
10/08/2010 SRI LANKA
Archbishop of Colombo hopes for peace, reconciliation and national unity between north and south
An importance conference is held in Colombo, bringing together bishops, priests and religious to discuss the difficulty situation in Sri Lanka’s northern and eastern regions. Participants call for dialogue to continue, urging the Church to avoid causing problems. They also remind the government that it is time to lift martial law, rein in the troops and restore civilian rule.
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.”
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