Sri Lanka church seeks criminal justice for Easter bombings


              Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, archbishop of Colombo, speaks during a media briefing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. Sri Lanka’s Catholic church wants the country’s former President Maithripala Sirisena be criminally prosecuted for negligence, a day after the country’s top court ordered him pay compensation to the victims of the 2019 Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed nearly 270 people. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
            
              Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, archbishop of Colombo, second right, speaks during a media briefing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. Sri Lanka’s Catholic church wants the country’s former President Maithripala Sirisena be criminally prosecuted for negligence, a day after the country’s top court ordered him pay compensation to the victims of the 2019 Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed nearly 270 people. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
            
              Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, archbishop of Colombo, attends a media briefing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. Sri Lanka’s Catholic church wants the country’s former President Maithripala Sirisena be criminally prosecuted for negligence, a day after the country’s top court ordered him pay compensation to the victims of the 2019 Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed nearly 270 people. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
            
              Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, archbishop of Colombo, speaks during a media briefing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. Sri Lanka’s Catholic church wants the country’s former President Maithripala Sirisena be criminally prosecuted for negligence, a day after the country’s top court ordered him pay compensation to the victims of the 2019 Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed nearly 270 people. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Sri Lanka church seeks criminal justice for Easter bombings