Cardinal criticises Sri Lanka government for failing to protect Christians

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo, Sri Lanka, has blamed the country’s authorities for the security lapse he claims could have prevented Easter bombings, in which the death toll surpassed 320. “We placed our hands on our heads when we came to know that these deaths could have been avoided. Why this was not prevented?” Cardinal Ranjith told reporters. “The government should hold an impartial for inquiry and find out who is responsible for these attacks.” The cardinal traveled to the fishing village of Negombo, where more than 1,000 people gathered…

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