INTERNATIONAL: Many Sri Lankans still severely traumatised as first Mass celebrated after Easter attacks
Sri Lankans venerating and praying in front of the statue of Christ that is marked with the blood of the victims of the Easter Sunday attacks. It is now surrounded by glass and venerated in memory of those that lost their lives whilst worshipping on Easter Sunday 2019. Photo: Bartek Zytkowiak/Aid to the Church in Need.
Courtesy of Aid to the Church in Need Australia
Three months after the Easter Sunday attack (21 April) in Sri Lanka, where a suicide bomber killed close to 100 people, the first Holy Mass was celebrated on the 21 July at Saint Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya,