Bishops: It's OK to eat meat on St. Patrick's Day Friday during Lent

In the Catholic faith, eating meat is generally not allowed on Fridays during lent.

News 12 Staff

Mar 17, 2023, 12:45 AM

Updated 434 days ago

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A majority of bishops in the United States say it is OK to eat meat on St. Patrick's Day, as it is happening during Lent and the holiday lands on a Friday this year.
In the Catholic faith, eating meat is generally not allowed on Fridays during lent.
The National Catholic Survey says more than 70% of bishops are granting an exception for this Friday.
Irish stew and corned beef are traditional meals that are consumed on St. Patrick's Day.


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