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Flood Relief Appeal

Severe flooding brought on by monsoon rains and heavy winds across southwestern portions of Sri Lanka has caused floods and landslides in the South and South west areas of the country while over 100,000 drought hit farmers in many other areas have not received rains that they were yearning for. Around 630,082 people belonging to […]

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Statement on the increase of incidents of violence and intimidation against religious communities

We are deeply concerned and saddened by the increase in incidents of violence and intimidation against religious communities and especially those recently directed towards minority communities. Our member churches come together regularly to reflect on the values and principles that should underpin the human right to freedom of religion and freedom of conscience in a truly

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Statement – Call to protect religious freedom and religious harmony in Sri Lanka

National Christian Council of Sri Lanka Statement 20th June 2017 The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka, which represents the majority of non-Roman Catholic churches in Sri Lanka, is disturbed by some of the views expressed over the past few days in relation to the violence, intimidation and the threat posed against Christian churches in

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Localizing Response to Humanitarian Need: The Role of Religious and Faith Based Organizations

The NCCSL is delighted to be part of the host committee along with other partners to support Localizing Response to Humanitarian Need: The Role of Religious and Faith Based Organizations. Following up on commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit this Forum has been organised by a committee of 15 diverse international religious and faith-

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Thanksgiving Service in Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Christian Conference of Asia and 500 Years of Reformation

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), originally named as the East Asia Christian Conference, which began its ecumenical journey in March 1957, celebrates 60 years of proving a valuable service. It places itself as an institution of continuing cooperation among the churches and national Christian bodies in Asia, within the framework of the wider ecumenical

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Statement on the forthcoming local Government Elections

The people of Sri Lanka are once again afforded an opportunity to exercise their right of universal franchise by engaging in an Election, to elect representatives of their choice to address the societal needs and aspirations at Local Government Level. Considering the value and importance of this democratic practice and with a view of sustaining

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Statement on the significant escalation in Inter-Religious tensions

The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka is deeply distressed at the significant escalation in Inter-Religious tensions which have lead to the loss of life and damage to property. We appeal to all Peace-Loving Citizens in this country to take into consideration the heavy price we have paid for nearly three decades of war and

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