Animal farming is a leading driver of climate change, deforestation, and species loss. It pollutes land, waterways, and air, and is so wasteful of food that we will struggle to feed a growing population, while it also causes suffering to billions of farmed animals. For the sake of animals, all people, our future, and this planet, we are calling on Pope Francis to demonstrate leadership on these issues by trying vegan for Lent.
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Paul McCartneySinger / Songwriter
Paul McCartney is a British singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, poet, and painter, whose work with The Beatles and beyond led to worldwide acclaim. He is also an ethical vegetarian.
Woody Harrelson is an American actor, comedian, playwright and three-time Academy Award nominee. Woody has long been an advocate for veganism.
MobySinger / Songwriter
Moby is an acclaimed musician, animal rights activist and author. He has sold over 20 million records worldwide and owns a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles.
Mena Suvari is an American actress, fashion designer, model and vegan activist who rose to fame for her roles in the 1999 films American Pie and American Beauty.
Joaquin Phoenix is a world-famous American actor and a vegan. Best known for his roles in Walk The Line and Gladiator, he also narrated Earthlings - about humanity’s use of animals.
Evanna is an actress and vegan activist. She is the co-founder of Kinder Beauty Box and creator and host of vegan and animal rights podcast, The ChickPeeps.
Philip Wollen is an Australian philanthropist and the former vice-president of Citibank. Through his organisation the Winsome Constance Kindness Trust, he provides support to more than 500 charities.
Benjamin Zephaniah is an internationally-acclaimed performance poet, an author, musician, kung fu expert and vegan
Ricky KejMusic Composer & Producer
Ricky Kej is an Indian composer, music producer and environmentalist. In 2015, he won a Grammy at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards for his album Winds of Samsara, a collaboration with South African flautist Wouter Kellerman, in the Best New Age Album category
Oli SykesSinger / Songwriter
Oli Sykes is an English musician, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and clothing designer, best known as the lead singer in Bring Me the Horizon. He owns a vegan bar in Sheffield, UK.
Morgan MitchellOlympian Athlete
Morgan Mitchell is an Australian sprinter specialising in the 400m. She competed at the Rio Olympics and is vegan.
Chris PackhamWildlife Presenter
Chris Packham is a British naturalist, television presenter, writer, photographer, conservationist and filmmaker. He campaigns for the sustainability of the planet and for the kinder treatment of animals.