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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

Strengthening Bonds: Misereor’s Inspiring Visit to Caritas Sri Lanka

Caritas Sri Lanka 16th February

Caritas Sri Lanka (CSL) was honoured to welcome Ms. Broeckmann Corinna and Ms. Ulrike Weinspach, partners from Misereor, on the 13th of February 2024. The visit proved to be a momentous occasion as these partners visit Sri Lanka after 15 years. The day commenced with a meeting that brought together CSL staff and Misereor representatives,...

A Momentous Occasion: Caritas Asia President Dr. Benedict Alo D’Rozario’s Inspiring Visit to Caritas Sri Lanka

Caritas Sri Lanka 09th February

In a heartening event on the 6th of February 2024, Caritas Sri Lanka (CSL) opened its doors to an esteemed guest, Dr. Benedict Alo D’Rozario, the President of Caritas Asia. CSL members extended a warm and heartfelt welcome to Dr. Alo, embracing him with open arms. The visit commenced with a significant meeting, where Dr....

Caritas Norway Delegation Engages in Heartfelt Discussion with the Chairman of the Catholic Bishop’s Conference in Sri Lanka

Caritas Sri Lanka 07th February

In a notable encounter on January 30, 2024, a delegation from Caritas Norway, featuring Mr. Tobias Wilbers (Program Advisor for the Food Security Program, Senior Advisor for Peace and Reconciliation, Caritas Norway), and Ms. Maria Langås (Humanitarian advisor, Caritas Norway), engaged in a meaningful discussion with Rt. Rev. Dr. Harold Antony Perera, the Bishop of...

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