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





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