Jaffna Bishop meets IDPs in Vanni

[TamilNet, Sunday, 14 December 2008, 06:39 GMT]
Rt. Rev. Thomas Saundaranayagam, Bishop of Jaffna, was on a mission visit to Vanni 9 December where he met thousands of people displaced due to war offensives and floods sharing their grief and offering consolation to them, in various places in Vanni, according to Jaffna Bishop’s secretary. The Bishop stayed in Vanni meeting the IDPs in their temporary refugee camps and returned to Colombo Saturday.

Rt. Rev. Thomas Saundaranayagam met thousands of IDPs in Mullaiththeevu, Puthukkudiyiruppu and Ki'linochchi areas besides conducting a special mass in Puthukkudiyiruppu Choosaiyappar Church where prayers were offered for the wellbeing of the IDPs.

 

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