Tag: Sri-Lanka

Sri Lankan government puts religious minorities under pressure

A law of antiterrorism prohibits Christians to express their religious beliefs.

Christian pastor attacked by mob in Sri Lanka

On the 14th of January, a Christian pastor, his wife and their two travel companions were attacked by a mob of two hundred people.

World Watch List 2021: four countries left and four countries entered the top 50

This year four countries left, and four new countries entered this list of the top fifty countries.

Pastor forced to close ministry after threats and intimidations in Sri Lanka

Barnabas Fund reports that Christians make up eight per cent of Sri Lanka’s total population and face frequent persecution.

Ten thousand people were warned before the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka

Despite these early warnings, authorities in Sri Lanka were unable to protect the Christian community from a terrorist attack.

Christian persecution is widespread in Buddhist countries

In countries where Buddhist nationalism is consolidating, Christians are seen as destroyers of national identity and culture.

Sri Lankan Muslims remember the victims of the Easter Sunday attacks

To remember all of them, even to console wounded hearts, they raised money for those in need.

"We feel betrayed" says Sri Lankan priest about the Easter attacks investigation

Sri Lankan Episcopal Conference urges the government to set up an independent commission to conduct an impartial investigation.

Card. Ranjith asks prayers for the victims of last year's attacks in Sri Lanka

On Easter Sunday 2019, nearly three hundred people were killed and five hundred injured in attacks on churches and hotels.

Easter during pandemic —in the name of forgiveness and in memory of the martyrs

"The confinement is an opportunity to rediscover and strengthen our faith in God."