(ENI) Global Alliance calls for Religious Freedom in Sri Lanka

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A group of more than 30 religious organizations from 20 countries is calling on Sri Lanka to ensure religious freedom for Christian groups.

In a so-called "Colombo statement," named after the Sri Lankan capital city, the group called the Religious Liberty Partnership (RLP) asked the worldwide church to pray "against the continued violent attacks on clergy and places of Christian worship," and for the enjoyment of "constitutional guarantees on religious freedom" by all religious groups.

Members of the RLP include Release International, Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Open Doors, and the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA).

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