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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lays a wreath at St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade, in Colombo, Oct. 28, 2020.

US Secretary of State visits a site of Sri Lanka’s 2019 Easter bombings

During a visit to Sri Lanka on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade, one... Read more

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo in his cathedral city, Jan. 13, 2015.

Sri Lankan cardinal: It is 'sad and unfortunate' that Easter bombing suspects are released

A year and a half after church and hotel bombings killed 259 people and injured another 500 in Sri Lanka,... Read more

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo in his cathedral city, Jan. 13, 2015.

Public Masses suspended for second week in Sri Lanka

Following terrorist attacks and ongoing threats to safety, Masses will be suspended in the Archdiocese of Colombo for a second... Read more

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

Sri Lankan cardinal says religion is best guarantor of 'human rights'

Sri Lanka should not look to the western world's “new religion” of human rights but to its own religious traditions,... Read more

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

Sri Lankan cardinal warns against sketchy 'Sunday Mass' ad

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

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

Marian musical drama troupe with Cardinal Ranjith and Fr. Fernando.

Marian musical performed at Sri Lankan basilica

The Archdiocese of Colombo celebrated its recent “children’s day” with the performance of a newly-created musical recounting the period in... Read more