Development and Peace celebrates national launch of 2013 Share Lent campaign with support of the Archdiocese of Edmonton and the CCCB

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

dandpenToday, Ash Wednesday, February 13, 2013, ,the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP) is officially launching its Share Lent campaign from Edmonton with the participation of the Most Reverend Richard Smith, Archbishop of Edmonton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), and with a special guest from Peru, the Most Reverend Pedro Ricardo Barreto, Archbishop of Huancayo. The annual campaign throughout Lent raises funds to support the work of Development and Peace through sustainable development and humanitarian aid programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. The launch will be streamed live on the web at 1:00 pm (Eastern Time) on the websites of Development and Peace and the Archdiocese of Edmonton.