Current political leaders must retire to make way for new leadership (Gotha?)- Cardinal

Current political leaders should retire to make way for new leadership, says Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith. The Cardinal stated this delivering a special sermon at Sant’Antonio Abate Church in Milan, Italy on Sunday (23). Many political leaders who have governed the country have proven themselves to be failures, Cardinal Ranjith said addressing the devotees. “What have our political leaders done throughout history? They had always been greedy for power and put the blame on the others,” the Cardinal commented. Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Milan…

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Gunarathana Thero praises Sinhala Racist Cardinal Ranjith for calling Sri Lanka ”Sri Lanka is a Buddhist country”

By E. Weerapperuma The incumbent Monk of the Ashwaththaraama Historical Temple at Thalgasyaaya, Akmeemana, Galle Ven. Matugama Gunarathana Thero last week heaped praise on Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith for his leadership following Sri Lanka’s worst tragedy in recent history on Easter Sunday.  “Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith had the guts, the courage, not any politician, to declare without any hesitation that Sri Lanka is a Buddhist country,” said Ven. Matugama Gunarathana Thero speaking at an award presentation ceremony held to mark 45th anniversary of Ashwaththaraama Historical Temple at Thalgasyaaya, Akmeemana, Galle. “I was…

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Sirisena In Election Mania Mode, Says 19A Must Be Abolished

President Sirisena has entered election mania, full on; despite being a party that actively endorsed and sponsored the implementation of 19th Amendment,he now says it dragged the country into political instability and called for it to be abolished. Speaking an event at the BMICH Sirisena told media while 18th Amendment was full of dictatorial ambitions, the 19A dragged the country into complete political instability. He says if 19A wasn’t implemented, the past four years would have been more fruitful and victorious for the government. He adds what appears to be a…

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24 Hours Of Terror; What Was The Prime Minister Doing?

By R.T. Samarasinghe – Two months have passed since the deadly Easter Sunday attacks, and as life slowly returns to normal in Sri Lanka attention now turns to what exactly happened on that fateful day. With President Maithripala Sirisena holidaying in Singapore, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the acting head of state. On Easter Sunday, when the devastating terror attacks struck 3 Churches and 3 hotels, the Prime Minister who was out of Colombo, rushed back to take control of a situation that was threatening to boil over. Upon his return to the capital, the Prime Minister…

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“Lack of action against Warakagoda Sri Gnanrathana Thero’s Hateful and Harmful Speech Reflects the Sinhala Buddhist Hegemonic Majoritarianism that Prevails in the Country” Says TNA Parliamentarian MA Sumanthiran

“Lack of action against Warakagoda Sri Gnanrathana Thero’s Hateful and Harmful Speech Reflects the Sinhala Buddhist Hegemonic Majoritarianism that Prevails in the Country” Says TNA Parliamentarian MA Sumanthiran Muslims in Sri Lanka say they fear new attacks after a top Buddhist monk called for violence against members of the religious minority, claiming a Muslim doctor had sterilised thousands of Buddhist women. Activists, politicians and members of the Muslim minority said Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero’s speech last week was likely to fan communal tensions, weeks after Buddhist mobs attacked scores of…

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