Pope Francis to visit Sri Lanka in January 2015 according to a news report from the Daily News Sri Lanka:
The Press office of the Holy See has announced the dates for the Holy Father Pope Francis 1’s, scheduled Apostolic trip to Sri Lanka. “Welcomimg the invitation from the Civil Authorities and of the Bishops, His Holiness Pope Francis will make an Apostolic voyage to Sri Lanka from January 12 to 15 and to the Philippines from January 15 to 19, 2015”, the official announcement stated.
“The Vatican said the program for his second Asia trip will be published shortly,” the media release added. Pope Francis will leave Vatican on January 12 and arrive in Sri Lanka on January 13. The Pope will be in Sri Lanka from January 13 to 15, states an official press release signed by Rev. Fr. Cyril Gamini Fernando, Director National Catholic Centre for Social Communication.