Hirunews Logo
His+Holiness+Pope+Francis+leaves+the+country.
Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 13:01
His Holiness Pope Francis leaves the country.
109

Shares
13,098

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
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
260 Views
7,822 Views
4,425 Views
1,542 Views
1,370 Views
2,309 Views
Top