Pope celebrates Easter Sunday amid bloodshed in Sri Lanka
Sunday, 21 April 2019 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is celebrating Easter Mass this year facing a fresh round of bloodshed targeting Christians in Sri Lanka. Hours after celebrating a late-night vigil, Francis processed into a flower-decked St. Peter’s Square for the liturgy Sunday commemorating the resurrection of Christ after his crucifixion. This year the Easter season has […]
One person has been killed and several buildings left damaged in Sri Lanka amid attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses, in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants. Justin..
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