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Archbishop Emeritus Oswald Gomis passes away

04 Feb 2023 - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}      

Archbishop Emeritus Oswald Gomis passed away during early hours yesterday while being treated at a private hospital.

The late Archbishop who was 90 years old at the time of his  demise was born on December 12, 1932 and received his primary education  at St. Benedict’s College Kotahena and at St. Joseph’s College Colombo.  He was ordained a priest in February 1958 and was appointed as Auxiliary  Bishop of Colombo in 1968. Later he was appointed at the Bishop of  Anuradhapura in 1996 and was appointed as the Archbishop of Colombo in  2002. The late Bishop was one time Chancellor of Colombo University. Funeral  arrangements will be notified later.