CATHOLIC TV CHANNEL IN SRI LANKA DECLARED OPENED

CATHOLIC TV CHANNEL IN SRI LANKA
" THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY EXPLAIN CHURCH OPINION TO ALL "
Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith at the opening ceremony

[ Fr.Sunil De Silva - 07.06.2014 ]

His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo, ceremonially declared opened and the blessed the Catholic TV Channel studio, at Ragama. Verbum TV will begin operations through the internet. The first telecast is scheduled to go on air on 4th December 2014.

His Eminence in his address mentioned that the Catholic TV channel will be a new way of evangelization for the Catholic Church of Sri Lanka and it will be an opportunity for the Church in Sri Lanka to bring its own opinion on many issues and also to clarify certain misunderstanding that is spread due to fundamentalism. He also said this TV channel will be helpful in telecasting the visit of the Holy Father Pope Francis, which is expected to take place in January.

[ Photos by Ashen Seneviratne ]
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