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Philippine cardinal: donate savings from Lenten fasting to feed the hungry

February 11, 2016

In a brief Ash Wednesday pastoral letter, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila called upon the faithful to fast and then donate the money saved to a charity that feeds the hungry.

“In this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, let us heed Pope Francis’ call to practice mercy through concrete act[s] of charity,” he wrote.

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