Bishop of Mannar Rev. Rayappu Joseph, who was on his way to Colombo to meet the visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry had fallen ill and was hospitalised on Saturday evening.
He was to meet the US Secretary of State this morning.
Source said the Bishop had suffered a stroke. According to sources from Bishop’s House Mannar he is undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of the National Hospital Colombo. (YP)
Comments - 18
Dalu banda Sunday, 03 May 2015 05:34 PM
I believe the God . May be this is his wish to prevent the mission of the Bishop Joseph, which is not agreeable to his terms . May he recover soon.
Kumudu Sunday, 03 May 2015 06:05 PM
The Christian Church as a minority remain low profile in Politics. The Buddhist and Christians have prove the tolerance in the past. let church be free from politics that is god message.
Anura Sunday, 03 May 2015 06:56 PM
Hope the Lord will call him soon to rest.
Shihan Sunday, 03 May 2015 07:16 PM
What ever views u may have as Sri Lankans we prey for fast recovery and underrstand to be a true Sri Lankan and keep aside the religion cast etc
Namal Sunday, 03 May 2015 07:29 PM
What meeting Kerry.........ha ha ha...Man proposes God disposes!!!
Samitha Silva Monday, 04 May 2015 10:15 AM
Refrain from Politics. Preach the Gospel which Almighty Lord need you to follow his Desire. Recover Soon . God Bless You.
Priya Sunday, 03 May 2015 11:02 PM
Well he fought for the well being of his people during the most trying circumstances. Nothing wrong with that. We Sinhalese will find it difficult to accept but this man has done huge amount of sacrifice for his people.LetWe all pray for his speedy recovery.Let us shed differences and rise together as human beings.
CECIL Sunday, 03 May 2015 11:39 PM
Fear not I am with you. Be not dismayed I am your God. I will strenthen you and help you. (This prayer is to Jeasus our Saviour for your quick recovery mylord)
Ganesha Monday, 04 May 2015 11:46 AM
Why these some critics beating their breast about the bishop and want him died ? Actually these are born insane mads .He was initially invited by a literary society which conducts annual celebrations at Ramakrisna Hall Wellawatta for a facilitation as others are honoured. This year even our President MS was invited and honoured in a unique way in which never before any other politician had either been rewarded or honoured . Bishop must have either planned or decided to meet Keery if it was possible while he was in Colombo. What if and what is wrong because he uses the government figures of the people before the war and after the war so what happend to the rest ,this is a want simple arithmetic. A responsible government is bound to reveal.
SL Monday, 04 May 2015 12:14 PM
He was trying to serve his people by disturbing someone elses right to live in all part of the country.He tried to serve his people but chose wrong path
Ramesh Monday, 04 May 2015 08:01 PM
Rev. Father Rayappu Joseph, I pray my god for your speedy recovery. Your services to the people are admirable.Long live father !
Malin Monday, 04 May 2015 12:50 PM
This is called "ditta dhamm vedeniya Karmeya
Podiya Monday, 04 May 2015 01:23 PM
Ganesha what Aaattupulukka are you telling?
Apriya Monday, 04 May 2015 07:39 AM
May he recover soon and serve people irrespective of race and religion without being racist and let this be a lesson to him from God.
Bala Sunday, 03 May 2015 04:50 PM
Wish you a quick recovery Rev Joseph... There should be a reason , why the meeting was stopped by godly intervention.
Senator Sunday, 03 May 2015 05:04 PM
It would be prudent for J.K to visit him.
kirala Monday, 04 May 2015 08:07 AM
My Lord , get well soon.
SL in KSA Monday, 04 May 2015 03:00 PM
I wish Rev. Joseph the speediest of recoveries.
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