Religions play an important role in conflict situations.Sometimes they contribute to conflict while in many cases they are also important means to promote dialogue and peace in the society.
This document analyses the role of Religions in the Sri Lankan Ethnic Crisis and the potential role they can play in the conflict resolution.
Social teachings of the church are the basis for the socio-pastorl actions. The different encyclicals have followed the signs of times and are milestones to understand the progress of the development work initiated by the church based organisations.
This paper will discuss the social action and social justice issues from the religious point of vue. Social action and social justice can also be analysed from the religious perspective.