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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 ...

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

Why were Catholics not allowed to eat meat on Fridays and why did this change? ... 1249 The divine law binds all the Christian faithful to do penance each in his ...

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  ...

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 ... the Catholic practice of abstaining from meat on Friday was the reason ... Sadly, many Catholics are not aware that the Friday abstinence rule is still in effect.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/8512721/Catholics-told-to-abstain-from-eating-meat-on-Fridays..html

May 14, 2011 ... Practising Catholics will no longer be permitted to eat meat on Fridays after the Church in England and Wales announced it was reintroducing a ...