"the high mass in Sri Lanka was cancelled on the Sunday a week after that 253 people lost their lives in several coordinated bombings against churches and hotels."
"the security situation in the country remains high. 10 000 soldiers over the country are participating in the search for members of the two islamistgrupper which is believed to be behind the attacks. Over 100 people have been arrested."
"the Archbishop of the city of Colombo was still a solemn specialmässa in a church in the vicinity of his residence, which was broadcasted in the local tv and radio stations."
"– You can't kill someone in the name of God. This is a terrible tragedy, " said the archbishop during the ceremony."
"Both president Maithripala Sirisena, prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa participated in the fair and lit candles to commemorate the victims."
"Member IS has taken on the attack and claims that it has killed 17 policemen during the deed. They have not shown any evidence that supports their claims."
"last Saturday, made the president the two local extremist groups are suspected of the attack, the National Tawhid Jamaat (NTJ) and Jammiyathul Millathu Ibrahim (JMI)."