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

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The Catholic Church historically observes the disciplines of fasting and abstinence at various ... The Catholic practice of abstaining from meat on Fridays popularized the Friday fish fry. ... These...

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. ... And as the number of meatless days piled up on the medieval Christian ... leader of a church did make fish fasting the law for purely practical reasons.

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

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The stated reason for Catholics not being allowed to eat meat on Fridays ... If there is no eating meat on Fridays, then why is eating fish allowed for Catholics?

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

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Jan 25, 2013 ... Why was eating meat on Fridays forbidden in the Catholic Church for so many years? ... It seems that it is no longer every Friday, but just during Lent. ... that even those who by reason of their age are not bound by the law of ...

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 ...

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 interesting ... priests, internet resources to printed texts, this theory seems to hold no water. ... “I was told that fish was acceptable for two reasons.

Fish on Fridays - Just for Catholics

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Abstinence from meat on Fridays is still commanded by the Catholic Church. ... importance than the historical origin, is the reason why Catholics don't eat meat on Fridays, ... Permission to copy and distribute this article without textual changes.

"Real" Reason Catholics Don't Eat Meat On Friday's

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Feb 19, 2010 ... So in other words: No meat on Friday --> People buy more fish --> Fishermen make more money --> Fishermen go to Church and spend money ...

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

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First of all, before I give my answer, I have to point out that some words have specific meanings ... Pastors of souls and parents are to ensure that even those who by reason of their age are .... Fasting was reduced to one meal with no meat on Fridays and certain holy days, which was further reduced to just Fridays during lent.

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 is ... is not the specific reason why Christians do not eat meat on Fridays.

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

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Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and the Fridays ... While flesh is prohibited, the non-flesh products of these animals are not, ...

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

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Sep 13, 2011 ... From the dawn of Christianity, Friday was kept as a day of abstinence, ... Meat is one of our chief sources of protein and therefore to abstain from it is to ... deeply, but I'm having trouble understanding the reasons for this move.

6 Good Reasons to Abstain from Meat on Fridays, Even Beyond ...

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Mar 24, 2016 ... Second: Giving up meat may not be a great hardship for you, but that's not the only reason to make a sacrifice. The “no meat” rule helps you to ...