Justice & Peace

Panel Discussion on the Current Crisis

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC (CSL) has organized a series of panel discussion to create awareness on the present social political and religious atmosphere prevailing in the country. The first of its kind programme will be telecast on VERBUM television on 4th Saturday and 5th Sunday of May at 8.00 p.m. CSL plans to organize 10

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC Family Commemorates the victims of Easter Sunday bomb attacks

The Caritas Sri Lanka (CSL) played a pivotal role in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that devastated the island nation of Sri Lanka by joining hands and concentrating on the immediate requisites of the victims in close liaison with the government authorities as well as with the international and national voluntary organizations

The Karibu Foundation visiting Caritas Sri Lanka- SEDEC

Representatives of the Karibu Foundation, based in Oslo, Norway visited Sri Lanka recently and made a courtesy visit to SEDEC on 26th of March 2019 with the objective of learning the activities that SEDEC has been implementing in peace and religious amity projects. The Karibu Foundation has a long history in supporting alternative voices from

Focus Group Discussion on Reconciliation Activities in Ratnapura Diocese

Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC in collaboration with Caritas Rathnapura – Sethmini organized a focus group discussion and a mid-line survey under the project titled, “Helping People move towards Reconciliation” on 27th of March 2019 in Rathnapura. The project is funded by CAFOD, the Catholic international development charity in England and Wales. A group of

LENTEN PROGRAMME OF CARITAS SRI LANKA – SEDEC

Three Pillars (Prayer, Fasting and Alms-giving) of Lenten programme is being organized in all the DCs in Sri Lanka according to the theme given by the NC, ‘Live Lent with Love’. This was given with a short prayer, to be recited during the season of Lent. Common Lenten activities in 2019: Prayer: Prayer cards and

Regional Gathering of Inter Religious Forum (IRF)

Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC together with its’ 13 Diocesan Centres has been implementing the project “Creating a conducive environment for Religious Amity” from the year 2015. Under the project 65 interreligious groups have been formed around the country. They actively engage in addressing common social issues in their own localities. Caritas Sri Lanka together with Caritas

The Church Upholds the Supremacy of the Constitution to Defend the Rights of the People

Caritas Sri Lanka –SEDEC organized an awareness programme to discuss and analyze the current political crisis in Sri Lanka on 15th November, 2018. Priests, religious, civil society leaders and staff of Caritas National Centre participated in the programme. The forum under the theme, ‘Reflection on Current Political Situation’ was chaired by Rt. Rev. Dr. Vianney

“Reflection on the Present Political situation”

As the National Catholic Commission for Justice, Peace and Human Development of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lana, a “Reflection on the Present Political situation” was held at Caritas Sri Lanka on the 15th of November 2018. The audience appreciated the presentations of the 3 speakers who gave an in depth analysis of the