Video : Update : Referendum needed if a constitutional amendment is to be made – says Archdiocese of Colombo

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 - 13:10

The Archdiocese of Colombo states that a referendum is also needed apart from a two thirds majority if any amendments to the constitution are to be made.

A set of 42 proposals were presented by the Archdiocese of Colombo today with the aim of improving the moral wellbeing of the country.

This list includes proposals concerning the constitution, independence of the judiciary, independent commissions and the confirmation of human rights in Sri Lanka.

Speaking during the presentation of the proposals His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith stated that steps need to be taken to safeguard the independence of the judiciary.

Update : Wednesday, 11 December 2013 - 7:15

Do not allow foreign forces to interfere in SL - His Eminence the Cardinal requests from the govt

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 - 13:10

Rite Reverend Dr. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith urges the government to not allow foreign countries to intervene in Sri Lanka’s internal affairs.

The Cardinal made this statement during a ceremony to launch a publication by the Archdiocese of Colombo.

During a media briefing held with regard to the publication launch, Rt, Reverend Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith said that the government should implement the LLRC recommendations as soon as possible.

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