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Forum: Religion 24 May 2013, 01:09 AM
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Beaver Once Upon a Time, the Catholic Church Decided That Beavers Were Fish

In the 17th century, the Bishop of Quebec approached his superiors in the Church and asked whether his flock would be permitted to eat beaver meat on Fridays during Lent, despite the fact that...
Forum: Religion 22 March 2013, 12:19 AM
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Goldfish Comment: I have heard that the Catholic Church...

Comment: I have heard that the Catholic Church declared capybaras OK to
eat during Lent back in the 1500s, as they were deemed "fish" due to their
aquatic nature. This provided a nice source of...
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