Sunday services cancelled

Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith today announced the cancellation of Sunday services from tomorrow as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, till March 31. Bishop of Chillaw Valance Mendis also announced that Sunday services are cancelled till end of March. The church leaders said people will be informed on further decisions depending on the developments. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said the entire nation has to come together to prevent the disease from spreading. “There is no point in blaming anyone for the spread of the disease,” the Cardinal said.