Pope appoints Sri Lankan as Secretary of Vatican’s inter-religious dialogue body

Pope Francis on July 3 appointed Sri Lankan priest, Msgr. Indunil Janakaratne Kodithuwakku Kankanamalage as Secretary of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. The 52-year-old monsignor has been serving as the Under-secretary of the Council since 2012. Pope Francis … Continue reading

Muslim Leader tried to prevent Sri Lanka Jihadist tragedy

IRFWP commends the extraordinary courage and exceptional social and civic consciousness of  Muslim Council of Sri Lanka leaders.  Further IRFWP calls for persistent mutual respect among conscientious, harmonious religious and spiritual people of good will.  — Frank Kaufmann, Director Hilmy Ahamed, vice … Continue reading

Pope Francis changes schedule to visit Sri Lankan Buddhist temple

Francis becomes only second pontiff to visit a Buddhist temple after accepting invitation to witness rare ritual at Agrashravaka temple The Guardian carries the AP article on the decision of His Holiness, Pope Francis to … change his schedule at … Continue reading