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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

HATTON NATIONAL BANK & CARITAS SRI LANKA – THE SEASON OF GIVING

Caritas Sri Lanka 29th November

Hatton National Bank in collaboration with Caritas Sri Lanka launched the joint initiative “Season of Giving” donation campaign on the 25th of November 2022 at the CSL Auditorium in the presence of Rt. Rev. Dr. Maxwell Silva, the Vice Chairman of the National Commission for Justice, Peace and Human Development/Vice Chairman of Caritas Sri Lanka,...

World Children’s Day Celebration

Caritas Sri Lanka 14th October

Caritas Chilaw and Colombo celebrated the World Children’s day 2022 with the Environmental Children Groups that they have formed under ‘Stepping stone to safe guarding Sri Lanka’s Natural Environment’ project, (SSEP).                                                Colombo Caritas Colombo Seth Sarana celebrated the Children’s day 2022 at Muturajawela on 01st of October 2022. A group of 120 children from Moratuwa,...

Awareness Creation on Advocacy and Lobbying for Environmental Justice Issues.

Caritas Sri Lanka 12th October

An environmental advocacy related workshop was organized by Caritas Sri Lanka with the active collaboration of Caritas Sethmini Ratnapura under the Stepping Stone to Safeguarding Sri Lanka’s Natural Environment (SSEP) project. This workshop was held on 4th October 2022 at Caritas Sethmini Ratnapura. The SSEP team from National Centre and the staffs from Colombo, Chilaw,...

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