Posts Tagged ‘fast and abstinence’

Should Catholics consume artificial meat on abstinence days?

Monday, November 25th, 2019

For Catholics 14 years or older, abstinence from meat is called for on certain days of the liturgical year. So what is a faithful Catholic to do in the age of artificial meat products such as Burger King’s so-called “Impossible Whopper”? Is it permissible to consume these items and still hold to the Church’s laws Read more

England and Wales Catholics can eat meat on Boxing Day

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Catholics in England and Wales are allowed to eat meat on Boxing Day this year, even though it falls on a Friday, their bishops say. In England and Wales, Catholics are usually required to abstain from meat on Fridays. A spokesman for the bishops noted that Boxing Day, or St Stephen’s Day, falls within the Read more