18 Feb '15, 3pm

Catholics Fast for Lent in Support of Pope Francis' Call for Climate Action

So far, Catholics from 44 countries have signed up for the climate justice fast. Global Catholic Climate Movement hopes that the faithful’s unified front on climate will “spur world leaders to work out a binding agreement” to avoid the worst effects of climate change . The organizers are not asking anyone to fast for all 40 days. Instead they are asking each country to fast for one day. In keeping with church tradition, they are asking all Catholics to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/02/18/catholics-fast-lent-suppor...

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