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Church in Sri Lanka to begin canonization process for hundreds killed...

Some 216 Catholics from two different churches, St. Sebastian and St. Anthony, “were massacred in cold blood” in the attack.

Online Safety Bill: Sri Lankan Parliament approves contested law

Despite opposition concerns, the government announced that it would proceed with the proposed law as amendments were already approved

Controversial Online Safety Bill sparks concerns over freedom of expression in...

Critics of the bill point out its vague definitions of terms and delineation of offenses, raising risk of subjective interpretations

Church, rights groups amplify calls for inclusive national unity dialogue in...

The Catholic and human rights groups raised additional concerns about the selection process for ONUR board members

Sri Lanka’s poorest are the victims of a new tax increase

It would be a further blow dealt in the wake of electricity tariff increases. Even the lower middle class will not be free from repercussions

Sri Lanka Catholics seek foreign probe into Easter bombings

Islamist extremists targeted churches and hotels in the 2019 suicide bomb attacks against Christian worshippers and foreign travelers

Drought in Sri Lanka devastates farmland and fuels poaching

As rice production declines, an imminent shortage is anticipated, which will likely result in sharp price hike

Water crisis and broken promises: farmers vs the government

More than 66,000 families who rely on water from the Udawalawe reservoir for farming and personal use face extreme hardships.

Neglected Thai elephant prepares for jumbo flight home

Thai government had stopped sending elephants abroad and now checking the condition of those already sent overseas

Controversial televangelist sparks outrage in Sri Lanka

Pastor Jerome Fernando ignited a storm of controversy in Sri Lanka with derogatory statements targeting Buddha and other religions

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