Jaffna church plans protest rally

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 29 October 1997, 23:59 GMT]
The Jaffna Diocese Committee for Peace and Justice will hold a large rally and prayer meeting in Jaffna town on Friday Oct.31, said Catholic church sources in the Jaffna peninsula today.

The rally in Jaffna town has been organised on a large scale, involving parishes from all over the peninsula.

Processions will start from every catholic church in Jaffna town at 4.30 p.m. and converge on the Jaffna's St.Mary's church where the bishop of Jaffna Thomas Savundaranayagam will lead a prayer meeting for peace.

A very large number of Tamil people are expected to arrive in Jaffna town on Friday from all areas of the peninsula.

 

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