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Fasting and abstinence in the Catholic Church - Wikipedia

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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...

Why Don't Catholics Eat Meat During Lent? - Bulldog Catholic

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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 ...

Why do Catholics Abstain from Meat on Fridays in Lent? - LifeTeen ...

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So why exactly do Catholics abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent? ... when we abstain from the meat, then the matter can become less about Lent ...

Fasting and Abstinence - Easter / Lent - Catholic Online

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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 don't Catholics eat meat on Fridays? - Rediscover ...

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Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and the Fridays of Lent. ... The U. S. Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) extended this law to include all Fridays in Lent. ... Fish do not belong to the flesh meat category.

When and Why Do Catholics Abstain From Meat? - Catholicism

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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, ...

Why do Catholics practice fasting and abstinence during Lent ...

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Aug 4, 2011 ... Why do Catholics practice fasting and abstinence during Lent? ... 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.

Why can't Catholics eat meat on Fridays during Lent?

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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 ...

Why were Catholics not allowed to eat meat on Fridays and why did ...

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First of all, before I give my answer, I have to point out that some words have specific meanings ... Is it a sin for a Catholic to eat meat on a Friday during Lent? History: I heard ... Why Do Catholics Abstain From Meat on Fridays? Some Catholics ...

Why Isn't Fish Considered Meat During Lent? | Mental Floss

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Apr 18, 2014 ... The past six Fridays, Catholics observing Lent have skipped sirloin in ... I always thought that abstaining from meat had something to do with ...