Posts Tagged ‘meat’

Hindu man’s beef with Blenheim supermarket

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

A Hindu man who ate beef labelled as lamb wants a supermarket giant to pay for his trip so he can go home to cleanse. Jaswinder Paul, bought a package labelled as lamb roast from Countdown Blenheim at the end of September, then cooked and ate the contents before discovering the meat was beef Read more Related Posts:Blenheim’s Read more

Virtue of eating less meat

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Abstaining from animal products during a period of fasting is a practice that dates back to early Christian monastic tradition. This tradition persists in the Orthodox Churches where even today fasting is characterised by abstinence from all animal products. But while abstaining from meat in the Roman tradition is mainly associated with the sacrifice of Read more

Aussie bishops back return to Friday abstinence from meat

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Several Australian bishops said they would support re-establishing year-round Friday abstinence from meat in their country. Auxiliary Bishop Peter Elliott of Melbourne, Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett of Lismore and Bishop Michael Kennedy of Armidale are among prelates who would back the change. Friday penance regulations were relaxed in Australia in 1985, allowing Catholics to perform an Read more