Church of Ceylon bishop urges Sri Lankan unity ‘to rebuild…

first_img Rector Shreveport, LA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Pittsburgh, PA [Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Colombo Dhiloraj Canagasabey, the senior bishop of the Church of Ceylon, has urged Sri Lankans to unite and appreciate religious and ethnic diversity. Speaking to reporters, Dhiloraj issued a “humble and earnest” appeal “to the intelligentsia of this country, to all religious leaders, civil society, youth leaders and all our citizens who truly love this land, to come together to overcome all … ethnic, religious and ideological divisions and to formulate policies and to mobilize the people to rebuild our dear, shattered motherland.”He also issued urged an end to the demonization of the country’s Muslim community following the Easter Day massacre in which 257 people were killed when Islamist terrorists attacked churches and hotels in the country. He described Sri Lankan Muslims as “our fellow citizens” who had “lived with us in this country for many hundreds of years.”Read the full article here. Tags Rector Belleville, IL Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Anglican Communion Submit a Press Release Featured Events Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Bath, NC Rector Martinsville, VA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Submit a Job Listing Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Tampa, FL Cathedral Dean Boise, ID The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Featured Jobs & Calls Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Albany, NY This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Posted May 13, 2019 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit an Event Listing Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Director of Music Morristown, NJ Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Collierville, TN Rector Hopkinsville, KY Press Release Service Church of Ceylon bishop urges Sri Lankan unity ‘to rebuild our dear, shattered motherland’ TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Smithfield, NC Curate Diocese of Nebraskalast_img read more