Catholic youths hold peace rally in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 September 2004, 10:41 GMT]
"We are perturbed by the absence of any signs or efforts for strengthening peace. Instead we only see increasing violence in all parts of Sri Lanka. We have assembled here to pray for peace," said Rev.Rayappu Joseph, Bishop of Mannar, addressing the youth, at the conclusion of a youth conference in Vavuniya Saturday, sources said.

Vavuniya Peace March
Hundreds of catholic youths gathered in Vavuniya for the three day peace conference.

A number of Sinhalese youths also participated in the event, according to sources attending the event.



Vavuniya Peace March

Vavuniya Peace March
Vavuniya Peace March


Vavuniya Peace March


 

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