His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo, confirmed the visit of Holy Father Pope Francis to Sri Lanka on 13th & 14th January 2015.
Our President Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa went on an official visit to Vatican city to meet the His Holiness Pope Francis to extend an official invitation.
Francis is expected to canonize the Rev. Giuseppe Vaz, a 17th-century missionary, during his January visit to Sri Lanka.
A mass on the Colombo’s Galle Face Green will be held on the 14th January 2015 morning and it will be followed by a visit to Madhu church in Northern Sri Lanka.
This will give Catholics in Sri Lanka, India and all Asian countries great honor to see the Leader of the Catholics in Sri Lanka.