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Pope conveys solidarity with Cardinal in revealing truth behind Easter Sunday attacks

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Pope Francis in a letter addressed to Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, expressed his solidarity with him in uncovering the truth with regard to Easter Sunday attacks and meting out justice to those who were affected by the mayham.

Cardinal Ranjith revealed that he had received a letter from the Pope during webinar he participated over the week end.

A part of the letter which revealed saying "The situation with regard to Easter Sunday attacks makes me very sad I promise to pray more. I am ready to do whatever you consider opportune. Tomorrow I will speak with the Secretary of State of Vatican about it. Please count on me and indicate what would be best to be done from this end,"

Cardinal Ranjith who participated in an eucharistic service at the Katuwapitiya church on October 21, announced that Rev. Fr. Jude Crishantha has confirmed receipt of the letter from  Pope Francis. However he said it has been decided not to publish the full text of the letter.

Meanwhile Cardinal Ranjith while participating at the Katuwapitiya church Negombo on October 21, assured the devotees that the Leader and the shepherd of the global Catholic church is ready to wipe the tears." Church leaders will never abandon those who have suffered as a result of Easter Sunday suicide attacks and therefore he appealed everyone to be courageous," he said. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 9

  • Black# Sunday, 24 October 2021 11:50 AM

    All fart and no shit makes the toilet empty. Please get into action and ask for an independent International probe.

    Concern Sunday, 24 October 2021 03:18 PM

    Yes. ! Only that will be the solution

    Dee Sunday, 24 October 2021 01:21 PM

    Now let us all pray for another election!

    Jagath Sunday, 24 October 2021 02:15 PM

    Now we all know all know what made to this attack and reason .

    joshua Sunday, 24 October 2021 03:00 PM

    showing solidarity means nothing here. We need strong action against the perpetrators and negligent politicians

    Ros weer Sunday, 24 October 2021 03:20 PM

    Your Eminence, we beg of you to get international help. This govt will always protect the perpetrators as they are all part of this crime

    Martin Milton Sunday, 24 October 2021 03:34 PM

    EXCELLENT! Now if only the utmost stern and severe action can be taken against the previous and present leadership as well for their putrid inaction, THAT will be JUSTICE done. MM

    AC Monday, 25 October 2021 10:39 AM

    Take these politicians present and past for master minding the Easter attack

    Ceylonese Monday, 25 October 2021 05:42 PM

    This shows how far some politicians in Sri Lanka will go to gain power by killing innocent civilians who went to church to pray to god and shouldn't go unpunished for committing this bastardly crime.

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