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President congratulates new Cardinal of Sri Lanka

Oct 20, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has congratulated the His Lordship Dr Malcolm Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo, on his elevation as a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, announced by the Vatican yesterday. His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith is the second Sri Lankan to be named to the College of Cardinals of the Catholic Church, the first being the late Thomas Cardinal Cooray, who also served as the Archbishop of Colombo when elevated to the Cardinalate in 1965.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/10/21/news03.asp