Wednesday, June 3, 2009

SRI LANKA Catholics raise money for refugees

COLOMBO (UCAN) -- Parishioners of Colombo cathedral have been busy fundraising for war refugees by selling hot foods, home-made pickles and household items at an evening family fiesta here.

Cries of "pancakes," "kokis," "kevum," "pot curries" and "country rice" resounded along the line of 15 stalls in St Lucia's cathedral as part of a Marian feast and procession on May 31, attended by about 5,000 people. Full text