Hirunews Logo
His+Holiness+Pope+Francis+leaves+the+country.
Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 13:01
His Holiness Pope Francis leaves the country.
107

Shares
12,881

Views
Pope Francis concluded his 3-day visit to Sri Lanka today and left for the Philippines this morning.

A farewell ceremony for the departing Pontiff was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake.

On his way to the Airport, the Pope visited the Benedict the 16th Cultural Institute at Bolawalana.

Yesterday, the Pope held an outdoor mass at Galle Face Green in Colombo where over 500 thousand people flocked to take part in the historic event.

The Pope canonized Sri Lanka's first saint, Indian-born missionary Reverend Father. Joseph Vaz.

Last afternoon, Pope Francis delivered a mass at the Madhu Shrine in Mannar.





Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Top 25 beaches in the world
Saturday, 25 February 2017 - 12:02
TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards reveals top 25 beaches in the world. Baia do Sancho on the Brazilian archipelago Fernando de Noronha takes the top... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
18 Views
4,179 Views
2,707 Views
4,377 Views
3,087 Views
48,435 Views
Top