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...
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, ... 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.
Mar 1, 2015 ... (No, not that kind of abstinence). ... The Catholic Church's practice of occasionally
not eating meat has nothing to do with this perspective. ... If the Church changed
the discipline and told us to eat meat on all Fridays during Lent, then obedience
to that ... 10 Jun The Reason for Ears: Part II—Noise & Silence...
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 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.
Feb 20, 2015 ... Pope: Don't let meatless Fridays be selfish and soulless, a seafood splurge .... Do
sacrifice for positive reasons; lose weight, do so for health ...
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 ... 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 ...
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 ...