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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

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 delegates from close to 40 countries. They include academics, […]