Archbishop calls for calm after tense situation in Katuwapitiya

Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith called for calm today after a tense situation arose in Katuwapitiya.

The tense situation arose after a stone had allegedly been thrown at a statue near the St. Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya.

Angry protesters threatened to create chaos after the casing of the statue was seen damaged.

Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, who travelled to the area, sought a meeting with the protesters.

He urged them to remain calm as there was no evidence to blame anyone over the incident.


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