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Special prayer service conducted for bomb victims

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 28, 2019 18:42

Special prayer service conducted for bomb victims

A special prayer service was conducted this morning at the Arch Bishop House Church in memory of those who died in Easter Sunday attacks. Arch Bishop his Eminence Malcom Cardinal Ranjith conducted the service.

President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasingh and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa attended the Sunday Service this morning. Arch Bishop His Eminence Malcom Cardinal Ranjith requested recently not to conduct prayer services at all churches due to the terrorist attack on Easter Sunday. The decision has been taken for the protection of public.

The Sunday Prayer Service was telecast over television channels and broadcast over radio channels this morning. The service was conducted both in Sinhala and Tamil languages. The Bells at all the churches were rung at 8.45 a.m. in memory of those who passed away. Meanwhile President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe went to St. Anthony’s Church Kochchikade in Colombo and lighted candles to remember those who passed away in the bomb explosions.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 28, 2019 18:42

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