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Pope appoints Sri Lankan as Secretary of Vatican’s inter-religious dialogue body

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Pope Francis on July 3 appointed Sri Lankan priest, Msgr. Indunil Janakaratne Kodithuwakku Kankanamalage as Secretary of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. The 52-year-old monsignor has been serving as the Under-secretary of the Council since 2012. Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed a Sri Lankan as the Secretary of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for […]

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International Conference on Cohesive Societies to discuss issues surrounding faith, identity and cohesion

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President Halimah Yacob at the International Conference on Cohesive Societies on June 19, 2019.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

By Linette Lai From Straits Times June 19, 2019 President Halimah Yacob at the International Conference on Cohesive Societies on June 19, 2019.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNGThe event aims to be a platform for conversations on strengthening interfaith understanding and developing new ideas to foster greater harmony in societies. The conference is attended by around 1,000 […]