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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fasting_and_abstinence_in_the_Catholic_Church

The Catholic Church historically observes the disciplines of fasting and abstinence at various ... Others continue to abstain from eating meat on Lenten Fridays, but not on Fridays outside of Lent. ... These days were at one time observed with a Black Fast of strictly no more than one meal, without meat, dairy, oil, or wine. In the ...

aleteia.org/2017/03/01/heres-why-catholics-dont-eat-meat-on-fridays-during-lent

Mar 1, 2017 ... Here's why Catholics don't eat meat on Fridays during Lent.

www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/lent/questions-and-answers-about-lent.cfm

Q. I understand that all the Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat, but I' m not ... Liquids are allowed at any time, but no solid food should be consumed ...

www.gotquestions.org/meat-on-Fridays.html

The rule that Catholics cannot eat meat on Fridays during Lent is actually ... If there is no eating meat on Fridays, then why is eating fish allowed for Catholics?

catholichotdish.com/the-pastors-page/why-no-meat-on-fridays-in-lent

Mar 11, 2011 ... Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and the Fridays in Lent. Abstinence is one of our oldest Christian traditions.

bulldogcatholic.org/why-dont-catholics-eat-meat-during-lent

Mar 1, 2015 ... (No, not that kind of abstinence). This kind of abstinence refers to the rule binding all Catholics 14 years old until death to abstain from meat on ...

lifeteen.com/blog/why-catholics-abstain-eating-meat-on-fridays-during-lent

Abstinence from meat is more than just “going without” during Lent or just a reminder that Christ offered His flesh for us on the cross. Abstinence is a form of ...

www.quora.com/Why-were-Catholics-not-allowed-to-eat-meat-on-Fridays-and-why-did-this-change

First of all, before I give my answer, I have to point out that some words have specific meanings ... One can "abstain" without "fasting", but on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, one does both. ... 1250 The penitential days and times in the universal Church are every Friday of the whole year and the season of Lent. Can.

www.catholic.org/lent/abfast.php

During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States ... guests at a meal who cannot excuse themselves without giving great offense or ...

wnep.com/2016/02/26/why-no-meat-on-fridays-during-lent

Feb 26, 2016 ... “Because of lent, no meat.” For Christians, Lent is the time from Ash Wednesday to Easter to mark the time Jesus spent fasting in the desert.