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A discarded Christmas tree left on the streets of Battersea, London (Photo: PA)

Praying, offering up our sufferings and doing our best to socialise may help us through

A soup of water (Photo: CNS)

Or should it be left up to individual Catholics to observe?

A woman receives the mark of ashes at St Patrick's Cathedral in New York (Photo: CNS)

General secretary of the English and Welsh bishops’ conference is charged with finding ways of re-emphasising Lent as penitential season