Is this really a rule of Lent?


#1

Having a debate with my in-laws regarding the rules of the Lent – they say that if you are fifty miles or more away from the church during Lent that you are excused and are allowed to eat meat. Is this correct?


#2

It’s not a rule of which I have heard. I recommend politely asking them to provide evidence from Church documents substantiating their position.


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