Conflicted about Fasting and Abstinence -- They're on the way back! [Catholic Caucus]
Have you noticed that fasting and abstinence are making a modest comeback in the Church-at least the English-speaking Church-which all but abandoned these practices during the course of the 20th century? The English bishops brought back abstinence formally in 2011.
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#1 Apr 14, 2013
"Rome is burning", so to speak, in the religious world. Catholicism is being decimated in the United States, with numbers being kept high by illegals who are replacements those leaving.(The largest Christian group in the US is the Roman Catholic Church. The second largest is people who left the Catholic church). But, in typical fashion, the church leaders are more interested in the Friday and Lent sex lives of their members.
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