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Assist Buddhists to commemorate Vesak: Cardinal tells Catholics

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Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith urged all Catholics in the Archdiocese of Colombo to assist Buddhists in whatever way to commemorate the Vesak festival.

"I request Catholics to assist their Buddhist neighbours in whatever way to commemorate Vesak, despite social distancing practices that are being carried out today in this COVID-19 pandemic," the Cardinal said in a special message for Vesak. 

"Let us also consume only vegetables, fruits and herbs gifted to us by nature in accordance with the teachings of Buddha, he added. 

"Vesak is being commemorated this year at a time where countries are hit by a global pandemic. It is our understanding that man has had to face this pandemic because of his disassociation with accepted values and because of his selfishness. Global attention is drawn towards the teachings of Buddha-like never before during this pandemic. Buddha has taught us that all beings including animals and plants should be happy and well" he also said.

 

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  • You still want to belive Thursday, 07 May 2020 04:55 PM

    Why not change to Buddhism, have your head is shaven. One INDUSTRY is over.

    wimal ellep[ola Thursday, 07 May 2020 06:57 PM

    The only way for the Buddhist to truly celebrate Vesak is to follow the teaching of Lord Buddha and for Christians follow the true teaching Of Jesus Christ, follow the sermon on the mount.

    Raz Thursday, 07 May 2020 07:01 PM

    Stop trying to gain cheap publicity!! You had your fair share of fame lately after the Easter attack !! You think oh are some healer !!

    dara Saturday, 09 May 2020 11:55 AM

    The issue of gathering swords (importing from China,distributed among prayer places) in mosques seems, trying to sweeping under the carpet,we as law abiding people of this country requesting to you most eminent Cardinal Rangith to pressurize the government to look in to this with same importance


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