lent

  • February 18, 2010

    The first in a series of 2010 Lent blogs from Willard Roth focussing on places of particular spiritual intensity and interest across Britain and Ireland.

  • February 18, 2010

    Actor Adjoa Andoh, who stars in the new Academy Award-nominated movie Invictus, alongside Morgan Freeman, is supporting Christian Aid’s Count Your Blessings Lent campaign for 2010.

  • February 18, 2010

    Thousands of Christians across the world have been joining a “Fast for Life” to reflect on their own consumption and commit to doing what they can to contribute to global food security.

  • February 17, 2010

    Christians observing the Lenten time of reflection and self-sacrifice are being urged by world church bodies to engage in acts that enable a better and more just sharing of the world's resources.

  • February 17, 2010

    Church leaders in West Yorkshire will come together today to issue a joint statement urging greater action to tackle the increasing gap between rich and poor in the UK.

  • February 17, 2010

    What people are learning through hungering for justice is that trying to come up with policies for a better world is not enough, says Simon Barrow. We need changed people to want them and to make them work. That involves re-shaping our desires, not just our political hopes. At its best, that is what fasting is all about.

  • February 15, 2010

    On 26 February CAFOD will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Family Fast Day, now called Lent Fast Day.

  • February 28, 2009

    The Methodist Relief and Development Fund (MRDF) has teamed up with Premier Christian Radio in challenging people to take simple actions that will change the world and confront global poverty during Lent.

  • February 26, 2009
  • February 25, 2009

    The online journey begins today organised by the UK-based international development agency Christian Aid. During Lent, Christians and others and being invited to take part in a virtual Israel-Palestine pilgrimage.