Pontifical Missions steps in to provide for orphans of Sri Lankan bombings
The Easter bombings in Sri Lanka left the Pontifical Mission Societies in that country responsible for the safety, upbringing and education of 271 children who lost at least one parent to co-ordinated terrorist attacks on Christians and foreign tourists.
Through the Holy Child Movement, adivision of the global Pontifical Mission Societies, Fr. Basil Rohan Fernando is trying to come up with scholarship money that can assure the sudden orphans of this past Easter will at least complete Grade 12.
“We want to help them to complete their studies, because there’s nobody (else to pay their school fees),” Fernando told The Catholic Register