Do we still abstain from meat on Fridays?

Does anyone know the official statement from the Church regarding eating meat on Friday?

It is my understanding that it was considered a “sin” to eat meat whether purposely or inadvertantly. Is that still true or have I got things mixed up? :slight_smile:

Thanks in advance.


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