Fast for Lent – reduce your carbon footprint

Fast for Lent and reduce your carbon footprint.

The Archdiocese of Bombay has asked Catholics to observe a ‘carbon fast’ during the season to create awareness about global warming and the importance of a sustainable lifestyle.

Carbon footprint is a term used to describe the emission of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide generated by human activity.

Every parish – there are over a 100 in Mumbai with a total membership of nearly 5,00,000 – have been allotted a day when they will incorporate environment-saving practices into their activities. Read more


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