Church of Ceylon


Clergy lead Sri Lanka May Day parade

Workers Christian Fellowship seeks to meld Christianity, Marxism and Buddhism


Bollywood film drives cardinal bonkers

The villain is an Anglican priest, not a Catholic one, Cardinal Ranjith warns his co-religionists


Ceylon holds first joint Anglican-Catholic youth festival

Building relations between the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches begins with young people, the Bishop of Colombo told Sri Lanka’s first ecumenical youth conference last month.


Sri Lanka's elections free and fair Anglican bishop reports

The Bishop of Colombo has lauded Sri Lanka’s general election, saying it was the most free and fair held on the island since independence.


Tamil church leaders meet with Sri Lankan prime minister

The Bishops of Jaffna in Northern Sri Lanka have met with the new prime minister of the island nation, urging him to quicken the pace of reform and rebuilding for the war torn north.


Anglican greetings for Francis in Sri Lanka

The Anglican bishops of Sri Lanka were amongst the ecumenical guests to greet Pope Francis on his tour of Asia last week.


Ceylon bishop resigns under pressure from Canterbury

The Bishop of Kurunegala of the Church of Ceylon has resigned his see following a meeting in London last week with the Archbishop of Canterbury.


Dalai Lama leads interfaith call for peace in Ceylon

The Dalai Lama has added his voice to the call made by Anglican leaders of the Church of Ceylon for an end to Buddhist attacks on the country’s Muslim minority.


Tutu calls for boycott of Sri Lanka

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has lent his support to the call by Tamil leaders for a boycott of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, Sri Lanka.