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The catholics belive that eating red meat on Friday is a sin or disgrace and so the only meat they can eat is fish, that is not poultry or red meat.

The above doesn't address the history of this tradition, which has nothing to do with piety. See links

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Q: Why do you eat fish on Good Friday?
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Why do Christians eat fish on Good Friday?

Catholics do not necessarily eat fish on Good Friday. However, they do abstain from eating meat.

Why you are not allowed fish on Good Friday?

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Can you eat fish on Good Friday?

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What are you supposed to eat on good friday?

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Do you eat FISH until Good Friday or eat meat until Good Friday?

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