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Saturday, 24 March 2012 - 15:30
Church in Leprosy Hospital renovated
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The renovated St.Francis Xavier Church at the Hendela Leprosy Hospital was declared open by First Lady Shiranthi Rajapakse this morning.

The first lady’s media unit stated that the church was renovated at the cost of 4 million rupees under the direction of the First Lady.

The church which was started in 1896 for the usage of leprosy patients had recently fallen in to disrepair.

A special mass was also conducted by Arch Bishop of Colombo Rev.Oswald Gomes.

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