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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fasting_and_abstinence_in_the_Catholic_Church

The Catholic Church historically observes the disciplines of fasting and abstinence at various ... Others continue to abstain from eating meat on Lenten Fridays, but not on Fridays outside of Lent. .... that all Catholics able to do so should abstain from meat on all Fridays of the year, effective Friday, September 16, 2011.

rediscover.archspm.org/belonging/why-dont-catholics-eat-meat-on-fridays

Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and the Fridays of Lent. ... Fish do not belong to the flesh meat category. The Latin word for ...

aleteia.org/2017/03/01/heres-why-catholics-dont-eat-meat-on-fridays-during-lent

Mar 1, 2017 ... Here's why Catholics don't eat meat on Fridays during Lent. ... about the regulations, especially those who love to eat fish and do not consider it ...

bulldogcatholic.org/why-dont-catholics-eat-meat-during-lent

Mar 1, 2015 ... This has nothing to do with the Catholic Church “requiring abstinence ... The Catholic Church's practice of occasionally not eating meat has nothing to ... and told us to eat meat on all Fridays during Lent, then obedience to that ...

lifeteen.com/blog/why-catholics-abstain-eating-meat-on-fridays-during-lent

Some say that not eating meat helped folks to focus on the humility of Christ, who lived a simple man's life. There are literally dozens of other examples for this ...

www.gotquestions.org/meat-on-Fridays.html

The stated reason for Catholics not being allowed to eat meat on Fridays during Lent is to remind the faithful that Jesus died on a Friday. Jesus gave up His body  ...

www.quora.com/Why-were-Catholics-not-allowed-to-eat-meat-on-Fridays-and-why-did-this-change

First of all, before I give my answer, I have to point out that some words have specific meanings ... Why Do Catholics Abstain From Meat on Fridays?

catholicism.org/why-do-catholics-eat-fish-on-friday-2.html

Feb 16, 2010 ... Just why do Catholics eat fish on Friday – or, better said, why do Catholics .... Fasting (not eating food) and abstaining from meat are simple ...

www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2012/04/05/150061991/lust-lies-and-empire-the-fishy-tale-behind-eating-fish-on-friday

Apr 6, 2012 ... An old myth holds that Catholics eat fish on Fridays because of a secret pact ... at Baylor University and author of Why Do Catholics Eat Fish On Friday? ... not just Fridays but Wednesdays and Saturdays, Advent and Lent, and ... The Friday meat ban, by the way, still applies to the 40 days of the Lenten fast.

catholicexchange.com/are-catholics-supposed-to-abstain-from-meat-every-friday

Mar 5, 2009 ... But in countries whose inhabitants might hardly ever eat meat anyway, ... Sincere , practicing Catholics who honestly do not know of this ...