The Luck of the Irish: Bishop Says Corned Beef is Kosher on St. Paddy’s Day

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What’s a good Irish Catholic to do when St. Patrick’s Day-with its corned beef and cabbage-falls on a Friday during Lent, when meat is prohibited? At least one Catholic bishop, Carl Mengeling of Lansing, Mich., has given his blessing for a dispensation to allow corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day. There was no word on […]

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