The Bishop of Jaffna Diocese, Rt.Rev. Dr. Justin Gnananpragasam has said that we have all the rights to live on our own lands. We cannot forgo that right and nobody could deny that right.
The opening ceremony of the Church of Our Lady of Velankanny in Poonaiththoduwai in Kaddaikadu was held yesterday.
The Bishop said so after participating as the Chief Guest in the opening ceremony and addressing the gathering and devotees.
He further said that, we have all the rights to live on our own lands. Nobody can deny that right. Courageously we should go to our lands.
The church administrators came to me that they are encountering several problems when they started the construction of the Church. They brought the details with them. I tore them and told the Administrators that, this is our place, if somebody try to stop you send him to me. But nobody came. I encouraged them. Today the completed Church is standing here majestically. Changes should occur in our minds. We should have courage in our minds, he said.