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Fasting and abstinence in the Roman Catholic Church - Wikipedia ...

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The Catholic Church historically observes the discipline of fasting or abstinence at various ... Others continue to abstain from eating meat on Lenten Fridays, but not on Fridays outside of Lent. .....

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. Abstinence is one of our oldest Christian traditions.

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?

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 ...

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 were Catholics not allowed to eat meat on Fridays and why did ...

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Why don't Catholics eat meat on Fridays during lent? ... Fasting was reduced to one meal with no meat on Fridays and certain holy days, which was further ...

Eating Meat on Fridays | Catholic-Pages.com

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Articles about Catholic culture and practices: not eating meat on Fridays, ... think it is now just Ash Wednesday and the Fridays of Lent that we cannot eat meat.

When and Why Do Catholics Abstain From Meat? - Catholicism

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That's why, under current Church law, the days of abstinence fall during Lent, the ... In fact, if we don't abstain from meat on non-Lenten Fridays, we're required to ...

catholicism - Why was eating meat on Fridays forbidden in the ...

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Jan 25, 2013 ... It seems that it is no longer every Friday, but just during Lent. Also, it is not all meat, but all meat that isn't fish (from what I understand). How did ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...