Lent is the 40-day period of fasting and doing good works before Jesus’ Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Here is some insight into the season.


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The Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday, and the same fasting rules apply that day as would apply on Fridays in Lent.

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Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, falls on February 18. Heavy spoke to Seminarian John Wachowicz about its origin, meaning and observance.

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Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week, the week before Easter. Here is what you need to know about the holiday.

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Barack Obama visited the Vatican and met Pope Francis for the first time today. Check out the best pictures of the visit here.

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The Bishop of Linburg has has been removed by Pope Francis for his excessive spending.

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Today is the first day of Lent for Christians. The season starts with Ash Wednesday and ends with the celebration of Easter.

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Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. During the Lenten journey, the religious abstain and fast for the 40 days leading up to Easter.

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On Ash Wednesday, Catholics and other Christians receive ashes on the forehead to mark the beginning of Lent. What’s the origin of this ritual?

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It’s a sign of the End Times, ya’ll.

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From Megan Fox to Katie Holmes, these celebrities were new to the Twittersphere this year. Here are their profile pictures and first tweets.

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Tonight was the airing of Barbara Walters’ “Most Fascinating People” special. Check out the highlights & interviews on each of the 10 people who made the cut.

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Pope Francis was named Time’s Person of the Year for 2013, with Edward Snowden, President Bashar Assad, & Senator Ted Cruz as finalists. Here’s why Francis won.

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The magazine’s annual honor will be announced on Wednesday. This is the first year the publication revealed the top 10 contenders.

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The hateful church is raining on the saintly parade of Catholics over the upcoming canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII.

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You don’t even have to go to confession anymore, just Tweet your sins to the Pope and all is forgiven #HellsYeah

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