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Sri Lanka on alert for attacks as archbishop slams poor church security

04 April, 2019 9:58 pm 9:58 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan (SL) security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complained about insufficient security around churches. The militants were targeting five locations for attacks on Sunday just passed or on Monday, security sources … Read More

El Salvador issues arrest order for Archbishop Romero’s killer

10 October, 2018 8:35 am 8:35 am

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – A Salvadoran judge on Tuesday ordered the arrest of a former military officer suspected of ordering the 1980 killing of Archbishop Oscar Romero, a Latin American human rights icon recently named a Roman Catholic saint. The order called for the arrest of Alvaro Rafael Saravia, a 78-year-old former soldier who has … Read More