Catholic Bishops of Canada send message to Bishops of Sri Lanka

The Catholic community of Saskatoon joins others from around the world in offering prayers and condolences to all those affected by the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. On April 25, 2019, Fr. Stefano Penna and Fr. Richmond Diala offered Mass at St. Paul’s Co-Cathedral, praying for those who lost their lives in the Sri Lanka terrorist attacks on Christian churches and other buildings. (Photo above by Tim Yaworski)

Catholic Saskatoon News

[April 25, 2019] – In response to the terrorist attacks of Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has written to the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka, offering prayers and condolences on behalf of the Bishops of Canada.

The letter from CCCB President Bishop Lionel Gendron, PSS, of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Quebec to Bishop Julian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S., Bishop of Badulla and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Sri Lanka can be found here: ENGLISH or: FRENCH