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Fasting and abstinence in the Catholic Church - Wikipedia

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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. ...

Why Don't Catholics Eat Meat During Lent? - Bulldog Catholic

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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 ...

Why can't Catholics eat meat on Fridays during Lent?

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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?

Fasting and Abstinence - Easter / Lent - Catholic Life - Catholic Online

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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 ...

Why do Catholics Abstain from Meat on Fridays in Lent? - LifeTeen ...

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Does abstinence from meat include byproducts of animals, such as ...

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Such Lenten abstinence from meat byproducts is no longer required for Latin-rite Catholics, although it is still mandatory in Eastern churches that are in union ...

Historical reason for not eating meat on Fridays during Lent ...

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I was just curious, when did the church begin this and why did it happen to be no meat instead of say...fish or bread? Thanks, Jason.

Fast and Abstinence - EWTN.com

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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 ...

Pope: Don't let meatless Fridays be selfish and soulless, a seafood ...

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Feb 20, 2015 ... Pope Francis said Lent is about fulfilling all commandments both .... have some meat to it (no pun intended) What have I given up for lent?

Why Isn't Fish Considered Meat During Lent? | Mental Floss

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Apr 18, 2014 ... In the 1200s, meat was a luxury. Eating something as decadent as beef was no way to celebrate a holiday centered on modesty. But Aquinas ...

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Why no meat on Fridays in Lent? - Catholic Hotdish

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Mar 11, 2011 ... Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and the Fridays on Lent.

Questions and Answers about Lent and Lenten Practices

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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 ...

You can't eat meat during Lent, but why feast on lobster? – Catholic ...

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Apr 3, 2014 ... The prohibition against meat on Lenten Fridays is not universally binding. ... As to lobster and shrimp, they are indeed fish, and so there is no ...