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
Budget debate kick starts in Sri Lanka parliament
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka government says it will follow due process if it wants to amend the Constitution
-- [7 hours ago]
Central committee of Sri Lanka coalition party JHU meets to discuss whether to support the budget
-- [8 hours ago]
German tourist went missing in Sri Lanka jungle found safe
-- [9 hours ago]
Indian fishermen seek BJP leader's help to get Sri Lanka to release their boats
Indian Tamil party leader accuses BJP government of openly aiding Sri Lanka
India issues stamp commemorating Sri Lankan Buddhist revivalist
INFOTEL ICT exhibition opens in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Navy Commander to leave for India tomorrow on an official visit
Sri Lanka's Northern Province CM's visit to India not yet decided

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.