Cardinal postpones meeting

  • Meeting previously scheduled with Catholic MPs
  • Meeting to discuss progress of Easter attacks probe

By Skandha Gunasekara 

Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has postponed a meeting that was previously scheduled to be held this week with Catholic MPs due to the prevalent coronavirus situation. 

Secretary to the Bishop Rev. Fr. Deninton Subasinghe told The Morning that the meeting had been postponed by Cardinal Malcom Ranjith. 

“The Cardinal has decided to postpone the meeting with the Catholic parliamentarians,” Rev. Fr. Subasinghe said. 

He said the meeting had been scheduled for Tuesday (6). 

“The Cardinal wanted to meet the MPs to discuss an array of matters.”

However, it is learnt that the probe on the Easter Sunday attacks was to be taken up for discussion during the meeting.