Negombo Catholics Condemn the Weliweriya Church attack
WELIWERIYA CHURCH ATTACKED & DESECRATED
02 students & 01 person killed
Statement issued by Negombo Catholics
[ Fr.Sunil De Silva - 07.08.2013 ]
St. Anthony's Church - Weliweriya
v Death of Ravishan Perera........... F
v Weliweriya Church attacked and desecrated by the Armed Forces.......... F
v Statement issued by His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith..........F
v Statement issued by the Catholics in Negombo............F
v Magisterial inquiry..........F
v Views on Weliweriya incidents...........F
In the Bible, St. Paul's First letter to the Corinthians says ( 1 Corinthians 3 ; 16-17 )
" Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?
If anyone destroys God's temple,
God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple."
Church portico area
Guns shots on the front pillar
Gun shots at the back wall of the church
Army had fired at the sacristy area - the place behind the sanctury
Gun shots at the entrance to the Sacristy and the Church
The side of the front section of the Church
Fired gun shots had been covered with cement late at night......
Weliweriya Church premises, where people rushed for refuge......
Weliweriya Convent, where some people rushed for safety.......
Rev. Sr. Mary Therese who was held at gun point
[ Photos by Fr. Sunil De Silva ]

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