Posts Tagged ‘Meatless Fridays’

Bishop gets hate mail after allowing Catholics to eat meat on St Patrick’s day

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Pittsburgh Bishop Zubik received hate mail for allowing Catholics to eat meat on St. Patrick’s Day “You can’t believe the hate mail I got over that. ‘You’re sending us to hell. Who do you think you are to be able to tell us we can eat meat.’” “I mean, it’s over something as simple as Read more

Meatless Fridays cookbook produced for Catholics in England

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

An English Catholic charity has produced a cookbook with recipes to help uninspired Catholics in the kitchen observe meatless Fridays. Cafod, which is the Official Catholic aid agency for England and Wales, is preparing to launch the cookbook titled “Friday Suppers”. Proceeds from the book will help Cafod to support people living in poverty. The Read more

Alligator OK for meatless Fridays, says archbishop

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Alligator flesh is permissible to eat on meatless Fridays, the archbishop of New Orleans has assured a conscientious parishioner, because it is “considered in the fish family”. The website of the national bishops’ conference in the United States — where Catholics are required to abstain from meat on the Fridays of Lent — agrees. The Read more

Meatless Fridays start today in England and Wales

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Starting today, meatless Fridays are ‘back in’ as Catholic practice in England and Wales. Since 1985 it has been possible for Catholics in England and Wales to substitute some other form of penance instead of giving up meat, however the English and Welsh Bishops’ decided to restore meatless Fridays because they believe Catholics forget their Read more