Asia Pacific – A Lenten proposal from Cambodia

The Jesuits in Cambodia have proposed a fast from pollution this Lent. Why pollution? Their response is that “Pollution weakens our bodies and makes us vulnerable to many diseases such as diarrhoea, chest infections, cancers, respiratory and heart diseases. In addition, those who are more exposed are the poor, due to their already limited access to clean water, clean food and clean air. The poor suffer first.” Read more…