The Catholic Church historically observes the disciplines of fasting and
abstinence ... the only people who do not fast but take our pleasure in those days
". ... capybara meat is popular during...
Mar 1, 2015 ... This has nothing to do with the Catholic Church “requiring abstinence from ... But
what's included when we are asked to abstain from meat? ... discipline and told
us to eat meat on all Fridays during Lent, then obedience to that ...
During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States as
... Alcoholic beverages do not break the fast; however, they seem to be contrary
to the ... A person could, for example, multiply the number of days they abstain.
Why do Catholics practice fasting and abstinence during Lent? Full Question.
Every year during Lent I'm asked why Catholics fast and abstain. ... Crucifixion on
a Friday, they abstain from eating meat on that day of the week during Lent.
In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence. ... from meat
are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onwards ...
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One of those disciplines is a fast that requires Catholics to abstain from meat on
Fridays during Lent. The rule is based on the authority of the Church, not on the ...
Before Vatican II, Catholics were required to abstain from meat every Friday, as a
... That's why, under current Church law, the days of abstinence fall during Lent, ...
First of all, before I give my answer, I have to point out that some words have
specific meanings ... Why don't Catholics eat meat on Fridays during lent?
Nathan Ketsdever ... Why Do Catholics Abstain From Meat on Fridays? Some
Catholics still ...
Feb 16, 2010 ... Just why do Catholics eat fish on Friday – or, better said, why do Catholics ... Did
you know that the Catholic practice of abstaining from meat on Friday was .....
When I was a child Fridays during Lent was mostly tuna noodle ...
Apr 3, 2014 ... Q. Why is it OK to eat fish on Fridays during Lent, but not other animals? ... In the
diocese where I live, for example, Catholics are asked to refrain from eating meat
on the Fridays in Lent. ... we do not intend that they be interpreted as laws
binding under pain of ... In regard to abstaining from meat on a Friday.