A group of bishops including Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith arrived in the island this morning after concluding their visit to Italy.
NewsRadio airport correspondent said the delegation arrived at the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport 9.12am on board a Qatar Airways flight QR-664 from Doha, Qatar.
The Divine Liturgy was held in Sinhala last week at the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua.
The delegation left for the Vatican on the 22nd of April at the special invitation of His Holiness Pope Francis.
A special mass under the patronage of the Cardinal was held at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican while a meeting between Pope Francis and the Cardinal also took place.