Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Well known Sri Lankan theologian Fr. Tissa Balasuriya passes away
Thu, Jan 17, 2013, 11:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 17, Colombo: Internationally acclaimed Sri Lankan catholic priest and theologian Father Tissa Balasuriya passed away this morning in Colombo.

A trained economist ordained in 1953, Fr. Balasuriya served in many capacities such as the rector of the Aquinas University College and the Centre for Religion and Society.

Although a recognized writer, he was excommunicated due to a book titled Mary and Human Liberation which he authored in the feminist perspective.

However, the excommunication was lifted in a short period.

Fr. Tissa Balasuriya suffered from illness for some time before passing away at the age of 89.

The funeral will take place tomorrow at the General Cemetery in Borella after a Holy Mass at 3.00 p.m. at the Fatima Church.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan President opposes clauses against media in the 19th Amendment
-- [1 hour and 6 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Finance Minister puts Huffington Post on notice for false claims of money laundering
-- [2 hours ago]
Draft bill of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in Sri Lanka parliament tomorrow, JHU, JVP to support
Sri Lankan Buddhist monk activist to stage sathyagraha tomorrow to support 19th Amendment
Second Sri Lanka Army contingent with relief supplies ready to leave for Nepal
Chinese Chamber of Commerce rejects allegations of high interest loans to Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka probes serious security breach at President's event - report
Sri Lankan President requests his party to unite to ensure victory at elections
Over 23,000 deserters respond to Sri Lanka Army's general amnesty
Sri Lanka sends medical team to assist Nepal in earthquake relief efforts

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.