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Where are Sri Lanka’s missing priests?

Killinochchi (UCAN): “We are waiting for a sincere attempt from the new government to find the culprits, reveal the truth and show accountability so as to really promote reconciliation,” Father S.V.B. Mangalarajah, the president of the Justice and Peace Commission in the diocese of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, said on May 18, as he called for answers from Sri Lankan authorities about the fate of the  priests who disappeared in suspicious circumstances during the country’s decades-long civil war.

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Tight lid on Bishop Su after 15 years prison

 

ROME (AsiaNews): For 15 years the bishop of the unofficial Catholic community in Baoding, Hebei province, Bishop James Su Zhimin, has been held in police custody at an unknown location without any contact with the outside world.

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