February 16, 2010
British Bishops Urge ‘Carbon Fast’ for LentBritish bishops urge Christians to go on environmentally friendly ‘carbon fast’ for Lent
The Associated Press
Several prominent Anglican British bishops are urging Christians to keep their carbon consumption in check this Lent.
The 40-day period of penitence before Easter typically sees observant Catholics, Anglicans, and Orthodox Christians give up meat, alcohol or chocolates.