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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is Fish Allowed During Lent?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is Fish Allowed During Lent?

Each spring, Catholics observe Lent by skipping steak in favor of fish sticks & swapping a Big Macs for a Filet-O-Fish. But, why is that? One legend says a medieval pope with connections to Europe’s fishing business banned red meat on Fridays centuries ago, to boost his pals’ industry. While that story’s not true, Sunday…Read More