March 14, 2008

Vatican official to issue statement on Good Friday prayer

VATICAN CITY – Jewish leaders have been assured that the Vatican secretary of state will issue a statement in March saying that the pope’s revised prayer for Good Friday for the Tridentine rite is not a call for Catholics to try to convert Jews.
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CARA surveys Catholics on observance of Lent

WASHINGTON – While a majority of U.S. Catholics say they abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent, slightly less than half follow other customary Lenten practices.
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