The Bishop of the diocese of Lira, Rt. Rev. Sanctus Lino Wanok on today, Sunday 7th March 2021 during the forth Mass at Uganda martyrs cathedral, Lira discouraged fasting during this year’s lentent season due to the effect of Covid-19 pandemic.
Wanok said it is recommended that one should feed on proper diet in order to boost the body immunity to help fight against the corona virus.
Adding to this, he encouraged the Christians to continue with prayers, helping the needy, sharing whatever they get with the needy, visiting the sick and the prisoners among others.
Wanok also added that the normal fasting will continue next year, 2022 if the pandemic gets out of the country.