What is the rule about abstaining from meat on Friday?


#1

Hello
What is the rule about abstaining from meat on Friday?

I understand that if not eating meat on Friday is a hardship then you may eat meat but you must make a different sacrifice .
Is this correct?
Thank You
God Bless You
papaweis


#2

The following link should assist you in better understanding the Catholic Church’s teaching on the tradition of abstinence from meat. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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