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...
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.
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
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.
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 ...
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
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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