When were catholics able to marry during lent?

Answer Catholics are able to marry during Lent, but a wedding Mass may be celebrated only on certain days. The prohibited days are Ash Wednesday, every Sunday during Lent and all of Holy Week. Holy Week i... Read More »

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Can catholics eat meat during lent?

During the season of Lent, the Catholic Church asks its followers 14 years and older to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all Fridays during the 40-day period of sacrifice and pen... Read More »

When is the official end of Lent for Catholics?

The official end of Lent is the Thursday before Easter, which Catholics call "Holy Thursday." It is part of the "Triduum"--the three holy days preceding Easter. Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy ... Read More »

When is lent fasting over for catholics?

The period of fasting for Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and continues until Holy Saturday. During this period, Catholics must abstain from eating meat each Friday and are encouraged to decrease the ... Read More »

How many catholics were killed during the holocaust?

It is difficult to estimate the number of Catholics killed during the Holocaust, but they would have made up virtually all of the two million to three million non-Jewish Poles killed as part of the... Read More »