A poll found that enthusiasm for traditional lenten abstinence was highest among students and people in their early 20s and declines as they supposedly mature.
The survey by YouGov for The Church Times found that 35 per cent of people aged 18 to 24 were planning to give something up for lent this year.
It compares with 30 per cent of 25 to 34-year-olds and only 21 per cent of those over 35.
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Posted February 8, 2013 at 6:00 am
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