giovedì 25 novembre 2021

Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan cardinal unhappy as Easter attack trial starts

(UCA News) As Sri Lanka’s High Court began the trial of 25 men accused of plotting the Easter Sunday terror attack, a Catholic leader repeated his demand for further investigation to reveal a suspected larger plot linked to the atrocity. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo demanded to know the “real culprits” behind the serial blasts, suggesting attempts to cover up the crime. "I urge all Catholics to stand together until the issue is resolved," he said on Nov. 23, asking all Catholic priests and nuns to prioritize working for the victims of the explosions that killed 269 people and injured over 500 on Easter Sunday 2019. (...)