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Sri Lankan Catholics held a funeral Mass April 23, 2019 for the victims of the attack on St. Sabestian Church in Negambo.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter bombings

Apr 23, 2019

By Courtney Mares

The Islamic State claimed responsibility Tuesday for the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that killed at least 321 people and... Read more

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo, Jan. 13, 2015.

Sri Lankan cardinal warns against sketchy 'Sunday Mass' ad

Jun 17, 2016

The Catholic faithful shouldn’t believe a misleading newspaper ad that says Sunday Masses are being held in a hotel room... Read more

Sri Lankans attend the Aug. 31, 2014 Day for the Sick at the Basilica of Our Lady of Lanka.

Thousands attend annual healing service in Sri Lanka

Sep 15, 2014

The annual “Day for the Sick” held by the Archdiocese of Colombo recently drew more than 5,000 Sri Lankan faithful... Read more

The reliquary containing a fragment of St. Sebastian's arm is now housed at his shrine in Kandana, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Catholics rejoice in receiving Saint Sebastian relic

Jan 15, 2014

Catholics in Sri Lanka are celebrating the reception of a reliquary containing a fragment of the arm of St. Sebastian,... Read more