Archive for May 16th, 2012

The Divided Catholic Church in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

by Thivya   The question of a separate North-Eastern Archdiocese loomed large in the early eighties. The arrest of Tamil Catholic priests under the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act brought out sharply the ethnic divide in the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka. Sinhala and Tamil Catholics perceived the same phenomena through different prisms. The Papal […]

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Pressures from the West

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

chapter 76 from Gota’s War, a book by senior journalist C. A. Chandraprema Reproduced below is chapter 76 from Gota’s War, a book by senior journalist C. A. Chandraprema on Defence and Urban Development Ministry Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s crucial role in ending LTTE terrorism in Sri Lanka. During the final months of the war, tremendous […]

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