Sri Lankan Way of the Cross carries environmental message

Through devotion Catholics protest against controversial port project    

UCA News reporter
Negombo, Sri Lanka
March 24, 2016

Catholics in Sri Lanka conducted a Way of the Cross devotional event as part of a protest against a controversial port project in Colombo.

About four hundred Catholics, including priests and nuns, attended the Way of the Cross event in the city of Negombo, March 22 and urged the government to stop the US$1.4 billion Colombo Port City project and protect the environment.