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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 ... The Catholic practice of abstaining from meat on Fridays popularized the Friday fish fry. ... These d...

Lust, Lies And Empire: The Fishy Tale Behind Eating Fish On Friday ...

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Apr 6, 2012 ... No, but the real story of eating fish on Fridays is much more fantastical. .... The Friday meat ban, by the way, still applies to the 40 days of the ...

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

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Mar 1, 2015 ... (No, not that kind of abstinence). ... The Catholic Church's practice of occasionally not eating meat has nothing to ... If the Church changed the discipline and told us to eat meat on all Fridays during Lent, then obedience to that ...

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 more lenient than what most ... If there is no eating meat on Fridays, then why is eating fish allowed for Catholics? ... What is the origin of Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras?

Fish on Fridays - Just for Catholics

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Question: Why is fish the only meat that we can eat on Friday? ... Of more importance than the historical origin, is the reason why Catholics don't eat meat on Fridays, and ... Permission to copy and distribute this article without textual changes.

The History of Lenten Abstinence - The Ferris State Torch

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Mar 3, 2010 ... The history of Catholics abstaining from meat on Fridays in Lent provides an ... internet resources to printed texts, this theory seems to hold no water. ... “fasting seems to have lost something of its spiritual meaning…it is, in the ...

Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday? | Catholicism.org

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Feb 16, 2010 ... Did you know that the Catholic practice of abstaining from meat on Friday was the ... greatly to viniculture, many kinds of wines have a Catholic origin. .... who actually do respect the no-meat Friday tradition, I had to laugh a bit.

Why do Catholics abstain from meat? | The New Theological ...

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Mar 21, 2012 ... No matter what anyone may tell you, a full plate at the Friday Fish Fry .... from meat on Fridays of Lent has a certain symbolic meaning, which is ...

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

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Feb 20, 2015 ... Faith without concrete acts of charity is not only hypocritical, "it is ... Lent is not about the formal observance of "doing a little whatever" and not eating meat on Fridays while giving .... Why the sacrifice based on negative origins.

No meat on Fridays all year long? | Diocese of Lansing

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May 19, 2013 ... In the days before the Second Vatican Council, Catholics in good health abstained from meat on Fridays throughout the year. This sign of ...

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No Meat on Friday: Why? What is its deeper meaning? – Part 1 ...

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Sep 13, 2011 ... Beginning on September 16th 2011, the Bishops of England and Wales are re- introducing the obligatory practice of abstaining from meat on ...

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.

Why don't Catholics eat meat on Fridays? - Rediscover ...

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Up until 1966 Church law prohibited meat on all Fridays throughout the entire year. The new law was promulgated in 1983 in the revised Code of Canon Law ...