Posts Tagged ‘fast and abstinence’

Should Catholics consume artificial meat on abstinence days? Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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