WHAT IS LENT. AND WHY DO CHRISTIANS GIVE UP SOMETHING?

For Western Christian churches that observe the church year, Lent starts on Ash Wednesday (March 2). It is a time when people traditionally do penance by way of giving up something in their lives. Some of the most common things that people have decided to do without for Lent in recent years have been gossip, social media and swearing. But what is Lent anyway? And what are the rules around giving up something and why?

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