It’s the First Friday of Lent and You Want a Burger – What to do?

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Still craving that Friday night burger even though it’s the Lenten season? You could satisfy the craving with a plant-based burger.

But some Catholics are questioning whether meat-less meat violates the spirit of Lent.

One official in the Archdiocese of Chicago says while it’s technically allowed, plant-based “meat” might be contrary to the spirit of sacrifice that inspires the practice of fasting.