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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.

catholichotdish.com/the-pastors-page/why-no-meat-on-fridays-in-lent

Mar 11, 2011 ... Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and the Fridays on Lent. ... for us on Good Friday, we refrain from eating flesh meat in his honor on Fridays. ... Fish do not belong to the flesh meat category.

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 ...

www.thoughtco.com/abstinence-as-spiritual-discipline-542184

Mar 15, 2017 ... Since Catholics are normally allowed to eat meat, this prohibition is very ... Church still recommends abstinence on all Fridays of the year, not ...

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.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 ... 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.theodysseyonline.com/why-catholics-dont-eat-meat-on-fridays

Mar 3, 2017 ... First off, fasting from meat on Fridays in Lent is a choice. No one is forcing me to do it. My church does not tell me that if I don't do it, I'll go to hell.