Joseph Vianney Fernando Edit Profile
Bachelor, University Sri Lanka, Peradeniya, 1973. Licence in canon law, St. Paul's University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1977. Master Canon Law, St. Paul's University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1977.
Vicar general, Diocese of Kandy, Sri Lanka, 1973-1983;
bishop, Diocese of Kandy, Sri Lanka, since 1983. Visiting lecturer National Seminary, Ampitaya, Kandy, 1978-1983. National director Social andEcon.
Development Center, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1980-1983. Chairman Joseph Vaz Secretariat, Kandy, since 1983. Chairman National Commission ofr Justice, Peace and Human Development, Bishops' Conference, 1986-1991, chairman National Common for Sems., Clergy, Religious and Secular Institutions, 1992-1994.
President Catholic Bishops' Conference in Sri Lanka, 1995.