- Jul 7, 2020
Members of the clergy of Archdiocese of Colombo has condemned a Sri Lankan politician’s attack on their archbishop, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith.
On the one-year anniversary of the bloody Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the nation shared in a moment of silence to honor the nearly 300 people who died as government investigations continue and victims continue struggling to pick up the pieces of their broken lives.
Sri Lankans commemorated the anniversary of last year’s Islamic State group-inspired Easter Sunday bomb attacks mainly from their homes on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Christians in Sri Lanka celebrated Easter in their homes on Sunday, participating in religious services through television as churches remained closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith says he is ready to launch street protests if Sri Lanka’s government does not find and arrest the culprits behind last year’s Easter bombings.
A former Sri Lankan defense chief who is a front-runner in next month’s presidential election said he’ll order a fresh probe into the Easter Sunday blasts that killed 263 people by appointing a presidential commission if he wins.