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Fasting - Catholicism - About.com
What does fasting mean? Why and when do Catholics fast? Learn more about the spiritual discipline of fasting in the Catholic Church.
http://catholicism.about.com/od/catholicliving/p/Fasting.htm
Rules for Fasting and Abstinence in the Catholic Church - Catholicism
Find the rules for fasting and abstinence during Lent and Fridays throughout the year.
http://catholicism.about.com/od/catholicliving/f/Fasting_Rules.htm
What Are the Rules for Fasting Before Communion? - Catholicism
Question: The rules for fasting before Communion have changed over the centuries. A Catholic who wished to receive Holy Communion used to have to fast ...
http://catholicism.about.com/od/thesacraments/f/What-Are-The-Rules-For-Fasting-Before-Communion.htm
What Does Fasting Mean to Christian Teens?
What does it mean to fast? Find an explanation of fasting and what it means when Christian teens fast.
http://christianteens.about.com/od/christianliving/a/WhyWeFast.htm
Does Religious Fasting Make Any Sense? - Hinduism - About.com
Self-Discipline. However, fasting is not only a part of worship, but a great instrument for self-discipline too. It is a training of the mind and the body to endure and ...
http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/a/fasting.htm
Biblical Verses That Mention Fasting - Christian Teens - About.com
Spiritual fasting is not just about giving up food or other items, but it is about feeding the spirit through our obedience to God. Here are some scripture versus that ...
http://christianteens.about.com/od/christianliving/a/VersesOnFasting.htm
LDS Fasting: What Is Fasting and How Do We Fast? - Latter-day Saints
Fasting in the LDS Church means to abstain from eating and drinking for at least two consecutive meals. During this time you focus on the spiritual by putting ...
http://lds.about.com/od/basicsgospelprinciples/f/fasting.htm
Spiritual Fasting - What Does the Bible Say? - Christianity - About.com
Early Christians weren't required to fast, but there's nothing in the Bible forbidding it. New Testament believers regularly observed prayer and fasting.
http://christianity.about.com/od/whatdoesthebiblesay/a/spiritualfasting.htm
Ramadan Fasting Requirements and Rules - Islam - About.com
The religious requirements for fasting in the month of Ramadan, including when sick, ill, or pregnant.
http://islam.about.com/od/ramadan/f/fasting_req.htm
Lent And Fasting - Why Do Christians Fast During Lent? - Christianity
Lent and fasting seem natural for some Christian churches, but others make it a private matter. Discover how different churches approach the lenten fast.
http://christianity.about.com/od/easter/a/JZ-Lent-And-Fasting.htm
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