Debunking False Claims of Pope Francis Advocating ‘Eat Whatever You Want’ During Lent!

Verifying the accuracy of statements attributed to key spiritual leaders is essential as they can have ripple effects on religious followers. Claims that Pope Francis remarked on the dietary and spiritual focus of Lent have created a lot of curiosity among social media users. Let’s look at the claim in detail. Social Media Posts: A […]

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Father Jeevantha Peiris did NOT make a statement on any Black Vesak celebration during the ‘Aragalaya’!

A statement attributed to Father Amila Jeevantha Peiris, who actively contributed to the Gotagogama (GGG) Protest, was viral among Facebook users. It was claimed that Fr. Jeewantha said that even though a black ‘Vesak’ was celebrated during the GGG protests in May 2022, such was not required for this Christmas. However, Factcrescendo Sri Lanka’s investigation […]

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No truth in Cardinal stepping down as Archbishop of Colombo

Filling a gap of 22 years, His Holiness Don Albert Malcolm Ranjith was consecrated as the second Cardinal of Sri Lanka in 2010. He was appointed as the Archbishop of Colombo a year earlier in 2009. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has been a key figure in waging the battle, demanding justice for the victims of the […]

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Was A Deer Saved From A Python Attack On Poya Day?

Poya Day which coincides with the monthly full moon is considered a sacred day for Buddhists in Sri Lanka. In observance with national laws which are in place to safeguard Buddhism in the country, no meat or liquor is sold on Poya days. Many clad in white and observe fast or engage in religious activities […]

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