Church of Ceylon

Until 1970, the Church was part of the Church of India, Pakistan, Burma, and Ceylon. The first Anglican services were held in 1796, and missionaries began their work in 1818.

Articles

December 3, 2007

A recent spate of civilian massacres in Sri Lanka has been heavily criticized by Colombo Bishop Duleep de Chickera as "perhaps the most depraved expression of our inhumanity."

"No one has the right to take the life of another. Those responsible must one day be held accountable," de...

December 3, 2007

A recent spate of civilian massacres in Sri Lanka has been heavily criticized by Colombo Bishop Duleep de Chickera as "perhaps the most depraved expression of our inhumanity."

"No one has the right to take the life of another. Those responsible must one day be held accountable," de...

August 21, 2007

An international interfaith conference on HIV/AIDS has called on religious leaders to use their places of worship, and educational and health facilities to help in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

"We acknowledge that we have not done enough in this area, and have at times contributed to...

August 21, 2007

An international interfaith conference on HIV/AIDS has called on religious leaders to use their places of worship, and educational and health facilities to help in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

"We acknowledge that we have not done enough in this area, and have at times contributed to...

August 20, 2007

An Anglican priest and senior leader in Sri Lanka's National Christian Council says that even the churches in this conflict-ridden country are ethnically divided, and need "to break down the walls of separation." So, he has outlined one way in which this might begin to happen.

 

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August 20, 2007

An Anglican priest and senior leader in Sri Lanka's National Christian Council says that even the churches in this conflict-ridden country are ethnically divided, and need "to break down the walls of separation." So, he has outlined one way in which this might begin to happen.

 

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August 17, 2007

The buildings of Christ Church along Jaffna's main road stand pock-marked by shell holes, as a grim reminder of the many pitched battles fought between Tamil rebels and Sri Lankan forces in this Tamil heartland on the northern fringe of Sri Lanka.

 

Built in 1871, the Anglican...

August 17, 2007

The buildings of Christ Church along Jaffna's main road stand pock-marked by shell holes, as a grim reminder of the many pitched battles fought between Tamil rebels and Sri Lankan forces in this Tamil heartland on the northern fringe of Sri Lanka.

 

Built in 1871, the Anglican...

July 30, 2007

Anglican Bishop Duleep Chickera of Colombo has deplored a Sri Lankan government directive for schools to hold special celebrations for the victory over Tamil rebels in the troubled east of the country.

 

"The indoctrination of trapped school communities ... with programs...

July 30, 2007

Anglican Bishop Duleep Chickera of Colombo has deplored a Sri Lankan government directive for schools to hold special celebrations for the victory over Tamil rebels in the troubled east of the country.

 

"The indoctrination of trapped school communities ... with programs...

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