Saturday, May 30, 2009

Priests in IDP camps seek permission to leave

(DM)Six Catholic priests reported to be among the IDPs in Vavuniya and are seeking permission to go to the Bishop’s House in Jaffna, church sources said yesterday.

This was reported by a team of officials from Caritas Sri Lanka - the social service arm of the Catholic Bishops conference who visited Vavuniya earlier this week. Sources said a team of Caritas Sri Lanka officials will meet Senior Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaka to seek government’s permission to leave the camps and go to the Bishop’s House in Jaffna. Full text