Gulf Times - Sri-Lanka-Christians
Sri Lanka Catholics say lonely prayers as churches close for second week

Sri Lanka Catholics say lonely prayers as churches close for second week

Father Suranga Warnakulasuriya said prayers alone in his church Sunday, as Catholic services were suspended across Sri Lanka for the second straight week since the Easter suicide attacks.

Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.