Rev. Duleep De Chickera
Former Anglican Bishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Duleep de Chickera, is a founder member of the Congress of Religions and the Friday Forum in Sri Lanka; both of which have been engaged in advocacy for good governance. He formerly served on the Anglican Peace and Justice Network and the Churches Commission for International Affairs of the World Council of Churches. He was formerly the Moderator of the Inter Religious Working Group of this Commission and a member of the Anglican Oriental Orthodox conversations. His ministerial interests include Inter-Religious dialogue and solidarity, Justice and Reconciliation for Peace, the Theology of Governance, Liturgy and Life, and Asian spirituality.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Theology from Serampore, and a master’s degree in the Sociology of Education from Oxford. He and his wife Geetha, a Lawyer, live in Sri Lanka. They have three children and four grandchildren, who they enjoy immensely.