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, and playwright whose role in Cheers in the 1980s led to worldwide fame. 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.
Mena Suvari is an American actress, fashion designer, model and vegan activist who first 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.
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.
Benjamin Zephaniah is an internationally-acclaimed performance poet, an author, musician, kung fu expert and vegan
George MonbiotEnvironment Writer
George Monbiot is a British writer known for his environmental activism. He regularly writes about the damage caused by animal agriculture and advises people to drop meat and dairy.
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.
Chris Smalling is an English footballer who plays for Manchester United and the English national team.
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.