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Churches in Sri Lanka closed for second week in fear of new attacks

Churches in Sri Lanka closed for second week in fear of new attacks

Catholic leaders canceled Sunday Masses as Sri Lanka’s churches remained closed for a second week for fear of new terrorist attacks after the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people.

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Cardinal criticizes Sri Lankan government for not taking precautions

Cardinal criticizes Sri Lankan government for not taking precautions

| Michael Sainsbury | April 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo, Sri Lanka, has blamed the country’s authorities for the security lapse he claims could have prevented Easter bombings, in which the death toll surpassed 320.

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Indonesian Christian leaders call for unity after suicide bombings

Indonesian Christian leaders call for unity after suicide bombings

Christian leaders called for unity following a spate of suicide bombings that targeted three churches, an apartment building and the police headquarters in Indonesia’s second city, the deadliest attacks in more than a decade.

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