Anglican Bishop of Colombo calls on Church to fast and pray

Sunday, 22 March 2020
As the deadly coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the Anglican Bishop of Colombo, Rt Revd Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey, has called on the Church to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.
In a letter to the Clergy, Daham Seyakas and Sevikas of the Diocese of Colombo, the Anglican Bishop called upon the Church to heed the call of its Metropolitan, the Archbishop of Canterbury – Most Revd Justin Welby, to fast and pray with the Anglican Communion and all the Christian World commencing Sunday the 22nd of March 2020.
“Let us humble ourselves before God our loving Creator, Saviour and Sanctifier and cry unto Him before His Throne of Grace to have mercy on us, to forgive our wrong doings, hear our prayer and heal our world while transforming us to once more to become people of His heart and mind,” the Bishop of Colombo said.