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By Congressman Dan Newhouse
Fourth District 

Column: Christians targeted on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka

 


Easter Sunday is the holiest day for observant Christians worldwide. It is the day followers of Jesus Christ celebrate his resurrection, and many believers choose to be baptized or receive their first communion on the special day. It is the day on which Christians celebrate the central tenets of our faith, which is why the coordinated suicide bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka that targeted minority Christians at four churches as well as foreigners at four hotels shocked that island nation and the world.

The terrorists targeted Christian places of worship and hotels frequented by foreig...



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