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No intention of getting involved in politics, Cardinal Ranjith clarifies

Colombo, May 14 (BAN) : Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith expresses no desire to join any political posts or favour any political party.

The Cardinal says he only intends to work for God and those under his leadership, in a special statement to Daily Mirror. He further adds that he is saddened and astonished to hear few people recommending him for political posts as his only intention is to engage in spiritual activities.

Safeguarding the country’s culture is the only objective the Cardinal says he will work towards fulfilling.

While grateful for the statements made about him by certain people, the Cardinal expects efforts to drag him into politics to stop immediately.

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