One hundred year old Jesuit priest Father Vito Perniola came to Ceylon from Italy in 1936. He has been here ever since and was even granted Sri Lankan citizenship in 1970. A linguist, he learnt Buddhism, Pali and Sanskrit and even taught Pali to Buddhist monks and nuns. Photography by Kannan Arunasalam.
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