Visit of Pope Francis confirmed

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 01:02 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

  • Pontiff to be in Sri Lanka from January 13-15 2015
Pope Francis will visit Sri Lanka from 13 to 15 January next year, Bishop of Colombo Rt. Rev. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith’s office confirmed yesterday. A spokesperson for the Archdiocese of Colombo confirmed the dates of the tour in January 2015. Pope Francis had previously stated that he will visit Sri Lanka for two days in January 2015, but gave no definite dates and details. His Holiness will also visit the Philippines during the trip to Asia.