2006-12-27 08:21:22

This Christmas in Sri Lanka

(27 Dec 2006 RV) Sri Lanka was in the thoughts and prayers of Pope Benedict this Christmas. In his Urbi et Orbi address the Holy Father appealed that the waring sides reach consensus for the good of the nation. In many parts of the island nation, people are struggling to rebuild their lives after the December 2004 Tsunami, while ongoing hostilities in the North East between Government troops and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, are putting thousands of lives at risk. Duncan Mac Laren, Secretary General of the Catholic Churches aid organisation Caritas Internationalis, is in Sri Lanka. Hear more... RealAudioMP3

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