... and fasting are required of Catholics who are not exempted for various reasons
. ... The Catholic practice of abstaining from meat on Fridays popularized the ... a
Black Fast of strictly no more ...
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?
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.
Sep 13, 2011 ... From the dawn of Christianity, Friday was kept as a day of abstinence ... deeply,
but I'm having trouble understanding the reasons for this move.
Mar 11, 2011 ... Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday ... the
selective adherence to the Bible by Christians, for some reason this or ...
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 ...
There are a variety of reasons that exist why Catholics abstain from meat on Ash
Wednesday and Fridays during Lent. Technically and ...
Fried haddock and other items fill guest's plate at a Friday fish fry at ... If you want
to abstain from meat you eat no meat including fish, eat veggies all you want but
fish are ... but the historian in me suspects that this may not be the only reason.
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.
Aug 19, 2011 ... As a society, American Catholics tend to give up meat on Fridays in Lent… ... But
there's a reason that it's important we specifically do No-Meat ...