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Banner for the 80th "Battle of the Saints" cricket match.

Cricket match ends in draw between Sri Lankan Catholic schools

Mar 11, 2014

The 80th annual “Battle of the Saints”, a cricket match between rival schools in Sri Lanka’s Colombo archdiocese, ended in... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Sri Lankan pilgrims at the Vatican on Feb. 8, 2014.

Pope meets with Sri Lankans, welcomes invitation to visit

Feb 8, 2014

Today the Pope met with over 1,500 Sri Lankan pilgrims, assuring them of his prayers for continued peace in the... Read more

Cardinal Ranjith (Second from Left), bishops and children at Holy Childhood Silver Jubilee.

Holy Childhood Society celebrates 25 years in Colombo

Sep 24, 2013

A group which aims to foster a missionary spirit among children celebrated the 25th anniversary of its establishment in the... Read more

Newlyweds Angelo Mathew and Heshani Silva (

Cricket star's Catholic wedding spreads joy in Sri Lanka

Jul 24, 2013

The marriage of Catholic Sri Lankan cricket star Angelo Mathew and national badminton player Heshani Silva caused joy among the... Read more

Priests, a Buddhist monk and police inspect a desecrated tabernacle. (

Sri Lankan cardinal forgives church desecrators

Jul 24, 2013

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo has forgiven the desecrators of a Catholic church in Sri Lanka, refusing to press criminal... Read more