A statement issued in
“We pray for the souls of the victims and ask for speedy recovery of the injured, and ask God to inspire the terrorists to repent of their killing and intimidation,” the statement said.
“We also express our solidarity with Sri Lanka and all its inhabitants in their various religious and ethnic backgrounds.” A string of blasts ripped through churches and high-end hotels as worshippers attended Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday.
The nature of the blasts was not immediately clear and there were no immediate claims of responsibility.
Only around six per cent of mainly Buddhist Sri Lanka is Catholic.