The Friday meat ban, by the way, still applies to the 40 days of the Lenten fast, which ends this Saturday.
Can. 1250 The days and times of penance for the universal Church are each Friday of the whole year and the season of Lent.
Can. 1251 Abstinence from meat, or from some other food as determined by the Episcopal Conference, is to be observed on all Fridays, unless a solemnity should fall on a Friday. Abstinence and fasting are to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.
Did the pope really make a secret pact to sell more fish?
Quote:Did the pope really make a secret pact to sell more fish?
Whether or not it was a Catholic plot to support the fishing industry ...
I doubt that someone thought about "fishing industry" in the 13th century.
Here the fish hangs to dry in Lofoten
Walter Hinteler wrote:I doubt that someone thought about "fishing industry" in the 13th century.
Were people not as intelligent as they are today?