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 and inspir...
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.
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
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
Mar 24, 2016 ... 6 Good Reasons to Abstain from Meat on Fridays, Even Beyond Lent ... The “no
meat” rule helps you to stop and pay attention to your faith for a ...
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.
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 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?
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 ...
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