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Christmas celebrated in churches across the Tamil homeland 

St Anthony's Church at Point Pedro

Churches across the North-East celebrated Christmas today, December 25, with devotees gathering over night for Midnight Mass. 


St Mary's church, Batticaloa 

Tamils gathered for Midnight Mass at St Mary's church in Batticaloa, 12 years on from the assassination of the Tamil MP Joseph Pararajasingham inside the church during the service on December 24, 2005. Devotees remembered his death, recalling that 12 years later no one has faced justice. 


St Anthony's Church, Point Pedro 


St Mary's Church, Jaffna 


St Anthony's Church, Paasaiyoor