His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith

Archbishop of Colombo

Rt.Rev.Dr. J.D.Anthony Jayakody

Auxiliary Bishop of Colombo

Rt. Rev. Dr. Maxwell Grenville Silva

Auxiliary Bishop of Colombo

Rt.Rev.Dr. P.Anton Ranjith

Auxiliary Bishop of Colombo

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year of st. joseph's

Year of St. Joseph 20' - 21'

The Vatican announced that this year (December 8, 2020 - December 8, 2021) would be a year dedicated to St. Joseph, husband of Mary and earthly father of Jesus Christ. The announcement coincides with the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church by Pope Pius IX with the document Quemadmodum Deus on December 8, 1870.

But a celebration of St. Joseph and a call to focus on his patronage is particularly relevant in this time of universal turmoil when so many are having difficulty finding employment, when we are becoming more aware of how much we owe to so many ordinary, hardworking people, and when our human frailty and mortality are so much in our minds and in the news. The Church reminds us that we have a powerful ally in Heaven who, having lived and worked so long in the shadows like so many unsung heroes, is both Patron of Workers and Patron of a Happy Death.

Year of Small Christian Communities 2020 - 2021

The inauguration of this special year in the Archdiocese of Colombo took place on 20th March 2021 at a concelebrated Holy Mass at All Saints Church, Colombo. The decree instituting this special year was solemnly read out by His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo.

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Cardinal Ranjith reacts to Pope Francis' 100,000 Euro gift for Sri Lanka's families - Vatican News

In an interview with Vatican News, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo, expresses gratitude to Pope Francis for -... []

Sri Lanka Cardinal condemns high-handed actions of new president - Vatican News

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Sri Lanka appeals to the international community to open an inquiry into the country's newly formed... []

Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith condemns the brutal attack on citizens at Galle face grounds

Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith condemns the brutal attack on youth at Galle face grounds Today early hours of the morning police... []

ACN provides 465,000 € support to Church in Sri Lanka

With Sri Lanka’s priests and religious struggling to survive, Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need is offering a... []

His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith writes an open letter to all the parliamentarians

The people of Sri Lanka and the international community eagerly looking at the decisive decision of the parliament of Sri... []

Prioritize your prayer during the present difficult and suffering situation - Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith

Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo urges all to prioritize prayer during the present difficult and suffering situation []