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Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC is the social arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka and is affiliated to Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of 162 Catholic relief, development, and social service organizations present in 200 countries and territories.

Our national centre is located in the Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital city. Our vision is radiated to the far corners of the island through 13 Diocesan Centres. Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC is also the national secretariat of the National Catholic Commission for Justice Peace and Human Development.

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Latest happenings from Caritas network around the country

CSL Feeding Programme : ‘Alleviating hunger for the most vulnerable communities in this crisis situation in Sri Lanka’

Caritas Sri Lanka 31st August

“Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, He gave thanks and broke the loaves.”   Matthew 14:19. How great is the act of sharing a meal with the poor and marginalized! Jesus shared a meal with five thousand people who followed him and in this miraculous act, we must seek...

INDUCTION OF WELCOMING NEW NATIONAL DIRECTOR AND BIDDING FAREWELL TO OUTGOING NATIONAL DIRECTOR REV.FR. MAHENDRA GUNATILLEKE OF CARITAS SRI LANKA – SEDEC

Caritas Sri Lanka 29th July

Rev. Father Mahendra Gunatilleke was ordained to Catholic Priesthood on 25th July 1992 in the Arch Diocese of Colombo. Since then, he had served at many parishes. He also served as the director and editor of the messenger newspaper at the Catholic press in Colombo. At the plenary meeting held by the Catholic Bishop’s Conference...

Information Sharing Sessions among the Journalists & Reporters On the Lives & the unresolved Social Issues of the Plantation People In Sri Lanka

Caritas Sri Lanka 20th July

Information Sharing Sessions among JournalistsTwo separate Information Sharing Sessions for the Journalists of Mass media were conducted by CARITAS SRI LANKA – in Tamil stream on the 1st June at Nuwara Eliya Parish Pastoral Centre and in Sinhala stream at SED Galle Centre on the 8th June 2022.  The Media personals from the Plantation Dioceses of...

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