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Pope celebrates Easter Sunday amid bloodshed in Sri Lanka

Seattle Times 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 […]
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News video: Sri Lanka bombings death toll rises to 290 in 'brand-new type of terrorism'

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At least 290 people are now known to have died in a coordinated attack on churches and hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka, in what officials have called a "brand-new type of terrorism."

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