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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. ... 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.

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.

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.

Eating Meat on Fridays | Catholic-Pages.com

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Articles about Catholic culture and practices: not eating meat on Fridays, bowing the head ... The Bishops are considering that a return to meatless Fridays for all ...

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, ...

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.

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, please note that eating meat on Fridays is/was not forbidden because it's ... to ensure that even those who by reason of their age are not bound by the law of ...

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 ...

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

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So why exactly do Catholics abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent? Actually, people offer several reasons for why the church embraces this ... matter can become less about Lent and more about 'should I have the meatless pizza or  ...

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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 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?

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 ...