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Archbishop of Canterbury on a visit to the island

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 29, 2019 18:17

Archbishop of Canterbury on a visit to the island

A delegation including Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby arrived in the island today from the Katunayake International Airport.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby who arrived in the island visited the St. Sebastian’s Church at Katuwapitiya which came under attack on Easter Sunday.

The Archbishop participated in a special mass at the Church. After the service the Archbishop of Canterbury joined in the distribution of school gear among children of families that were affected in the Easter Sunday attacks. He was joined in this occasion by Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met Prime Minister RanilWickremasinghe this afternoon. He also met Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Our correspondents reported that thereafter he met multi religious leaders.

The Archbishop of Canterbury who arrived in the island on a religious visit is slated to meet the Mahanayakes of the Asgiriya and Malwatte Chapters and also call on President Maithripala Sirisena.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 29, 2019 18:17

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