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New Sri Lanka president sworn in eyeing unity government

The new leader was expected to shortly form a cabinet to steer the country out of its worst economic crisis

New Sri Lanka leader vows tough line against troublemakers

Ranil Wickremesinghe said he will not bow to violence after winning a parliamentary vote to succeed Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka’s Catholic bishops call for a leader who can be...

"The immediate step most suitable at present is to form a new interim leadership to bring about that political and economic stability”

Pope Francis reiterates call for ‘peaceful solution’ to Sri Lanka’s crisis

"I join the religious leaders in imploring everyone to refrain from all forms of violence and to initiate a process of dialogue"

With president’s resignation, Sri Lankans show world they are ‘not ready...

Claretian missionary priest said young people, who have become the visible leaders in recent protests, made it clear “that they are of a different generation”

Sri Lanka president submits resignation from Singapore

Gotabaya Rajapaksa's emailed resignation would be examined before a formal announcement — expected on Friday — is made

Sri Lankan cardinal urges country’s president, prime minister to keep word...

“We are skeptics of our political leaders and their promises,” said Cardinal Ranjith of Colombo

Power of the people

"What we experience today is the first step of change. There is a very long way to go for a real transformation. Let us do it together."

Sri Lanka’s Church leaders hail ‘people power’ as country’s president flees...

Sri Lanka's president flew out of his country to the Maldives in a probable prelude to his resignation

Pope Francis urges authorities in Sri Lanka ‘not to ignore the...

"I renew my appeal for peace and I implore those who have authority not to ignore the cry of the poor and the necessities of the people”

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