Apr 04, 2021

Cardinal visits Kochchikade & Katuwapitiya Featured

His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has visited the St. Anthony’s Shrine in Kochchikade and St. Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya today (04).

The two churches were targeted by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday 2019.

The Archbishop’s Media Unit said the Cardinal visited the churches this morning and inquired into the wellbeing of devotees.

Meanwhile, police said that security had been provided to 1944 churches, cathedrals and shrines in line with Easter Sunday.

A total of 12,040 police officers have been deployed for security, police spokesperson Ajith Rohana said in a statement.