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Topic: Lent

Bishop Egan says uncharitable use of social media a ‘grave matter’

Bishop of Portsmouth asks Catholics to use Lent as a time to repent of sins committed on social media

Pope Francis spends first anniversary in prayer

Pope tweets message asking Catholics to pray for him

US Catholics free to eat alligator this Lent

Archbishop Gregory Aymond said that alligators should be “considered seafood”

Lent comes ‘to reawaken us,’ says Pope Francis

Pontiff spoke at Ash Wednesday Mass in Rome

Pope prepares to leave Rome for Lenten retreat

The retreat will take place at Pauline Fathers’ retreat and conference centre in Ariccia

Reach out and touch the poor, says Pope in Lent message

Pope tells faithful to “courageously follow Jesus in seeking out the poor”

Pope’s Lenten message to focus on generosity to the poor

Vatican officials will also draw attention to Haiti

Pope Benedict XVI delivers penultimate Sunday Angelus

Benedict XVI says Catholics must endure spiritual battle during his Sunday address

Debate: Is giving up alcohol, chocolate or biscuits the best way of marking Lent?

Or is that a distraction from the real task of preparing for Holy Week and Easter?

It’s time for one last chocolate biscuit

We asked prominent Christians what they are giving up for Lent. Their answers range from blogs to fruit juice and moreish digestives