Medicine: Friday Meat

Members of the Police Lieutenants' Benevolent Association dining at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Manhattan, on Friday, Washington's birthday, were to be permitted by dispensation of Archbishop Hayes, to eat meat.

The dispensation follows the precedent of the late Cardinal Farley who obtained from Rome permission for New York Catholics to eat meat on March 17, St. Patrick's Day, when it fell on a Friday.


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