Felicitation to Rev. Fr. Reid Shelton
To mark the Human Rights Day, Centre for Society and Religion ( CSR ) together with the MA students and Lecturers of the Kaleniya University held a felicitation ceremony on 10th of December to Rev. Fr. Reid Shelton Fernando who is a prominent Human Rights activists of the Roman Catholic Church in Sri Lanka. More than hundred participants attended the ceremony and the key note addressed was delivered by Rev. Fr. Lionel Fernando of the Diocese of Kurunegala. A book by the name “ Dewana Wathikana Kathikaawe Laankeya Sandharbayaʼʼ, which was composed by Dr. Shanthi Hettiarachchi, Senior Lecturer Wijith Rohan Fernando and Miss. Iresha Nilukani was launched in honor of Fr. Reid Shelton and it was published by Godage Publishers and they were also present at the ceremony. As Fr. Reid is currently not in the best of his health, all the participants wished him good health and thanked him for the wonderful services he had done to foster and promote Human Rights in Sri Lanka, in line with the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church.