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Sri Lankans return to cooking with firewood as economy burns

The switch began at the beginning of the year when more than 1,000 kitchens exploded across the country, killing at least seven people

Cardinal Ranjith calls on Sri Lanka’s president, government to step down

The Church leader said the president and his government “have no moral right to continue office anymore under these circumstances”

Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church leader calls for probe into drop in...

"The disappearance of the gold will have to be investigated someday. People need to know who wasted this money," said Cardinal Ranjith

Bankrupt Sri Lanka allows younger women to work abroad

Remittances from Sri Lankans working abroad have long been a key source of foreign exchange for the country

UN begins food relief operations for Sri Lanka’s pregnant women

The UN reported that four out of five people have started skipping meals as they cannot afford high prices

Sri Lanka’s Catholic bishops warn against violence, call for changes in...

The Catholic bishops called for “necessary changes to the economic policies as well as to the Constitution”

Sri Lankans turn to social media for help as economic crisis...

Sri Lankans are using groups on Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter to offer mutual aid as shops run out of basics

Sri Lanka port switches to pedal power after fuel shortages

Motorists around the South Asian country are forced to spend hours or even days waiting for rationed fuel at gas stations

Sri Lanka’s Catholic bishops’ conference calls for establishment of interim government

The prelates said that among the tasks of the interim government is the immediate provision of basic needs for the people

Sri Lanka’s economy on brink of collapse as troops quell unrest

The Central Bank governor said it was critical that a new administration take charge by Friday or the country would suffer a catastrophe

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